How To’s

How to Find Your MAC Address:

 

Windows – 2000/XP:

1. Click Start, then Run, then type cmd in the box and click OK.
2. Type ipconfig /all at the command prompt and press Enter.
3. The 12 digit Physical Address is the same as the MAC Address.

Windows - Vista/7:

1. Click , then Run, then type cmd in the box and click OK.
2. Type ipconfig/all at the command prompt and press Enter.
3. The 12 digit Physical Address is the same as the MAC Address.

Note: Vista may have multiple “Physical Addresses”.  Make sure you retrieve the one for the “Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection”

UNIX/LINUX – Solaris/SunOS:

On Solaris and SunOS systems, the ethernet device is typically called le0 or  ie0. In order to find the MAC address of the ethernet device, you must first become root, through the use of su. Then, type ifconfig -a and look up the relevant info. For example:

 

# ifconfig -a le0: flags=863<UP,BROADCAST,NOTRAILERS,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 131.225.80.209 netmask fffff800 broadcast 131.225.87.255 ether 8:0:20:10:d2:ae

 

Note: Solaris and SunOS strip off the leading 0 commonly included in the MAC address. In the case of this machine, the MAC address is 08:00:20:10:d2:ae

 

UNIX/LINUX – HPUX:

 

On HP systems, the ethernet device is typically called lan0. Type lanscan and look up the relevant info. For example:

 

$ lanscan Hardware Station Dev Hardware Net-Interface NM Encapsulation Mjr Path Address lu State NameUnit State ID Methods Num 2.0.2 0x08000935C99D 0 UP lan0 UP 4 ETHER 52

 

Note: HP systems remove the :’s from the MAC address. In the case of this system, the MAC address is 08:00:09:35:C9:9D.

 

UNIX/LINUX – AIX/RedHat and SuSE:

On Linux systems, the ethernet device is typically called eth0. In order to find the MAC address of the ethernet device, you must first become root, through the use of su. Then, type ifconfig -a and look up the relevant info. For example:

# ifconfig -a
eth0      Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:60:08:C4:99:AA
inet addr:131.225.84.67  Bcast:131.225.87.255  Mask:255.255.248.0
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST  MTU:1500  Metric:1
RX packets:15647904 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
TX packets:69559 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0
Interrupt:10 Base address:0×300

The MAC address is the HWaddr listed on the first line. In the case of this machine, it is 00:60:08:C4:99:AA.

AS/400:

 

1.       Run WRKLIND command.
2.       You will see about 5 objects displayed.
3.       For objects starting with ETH, issue the 5-Display command.
4.       Do this for all ETH objects.

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Creating a New Certificate Request:

 

    1. From the command prompt, change directories to the tdclient directory(where the tdclient executable resides)
    2. Run the genkeys application with the option “path=” on the end and hit return.  The path= will be the location where the tdclient application resides(the current directory).
      (example: $ genkeys path=install\path\tdclient\)
    3. You will be prompted to enter a specified number of random characters.

  1. The certificate request (cert.req) has been successfully generated.