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Find the vendor for a given MAC address

Project description

Mac Vendor Lookup

This library provides an easy way to get vendor information from a MAC address. It contains a local copy of the IEEE's OUI prefix list. It has an asynchronous interface using Python 3's asyncio as well as a regular synchronous interface for old-school usage.

Installation

pip install mac-vendor-lookup

Basic Usage

from mac_vendor_lookup import MacLookup

print(MacLookup().lookup("00:80:41:12:FE"))

Output:

VEB KOMBINAT ROBOTRON

Update the vendor list

The library contains a list of MAC prefixes obtained at build-time. If you need up-to-date information, you can download a fresh copy of the list directly from IEEE with MacLookup.update_vendors or AsyncMacLookup.update_vendors:

from mac_vendor_lookup import MacLookup

mac = MacLookup()
mac.update_vendors()  # <- This can take a few seconds for the download

def find_mac(mac_address):
    print(mac.lookup(mac_address))

Async Interface

There is also an asynchronous interface available:

from mac_vendor_lookup import AsyncMacLookup

async def main():
    mac = AsyncMacLookup()
    print(await mac.lookup("98:ED:5C:FF:EE:01"))

Output:

Tesla Motors, Inc

Command line interface

This library provides a rudimentary command line interface:

$ mac_vendor_lookup 50-D3-7F-00-01-00
Yu Fly Mikly Way Science and Technology Co., Ltd.
$ python3 -m mac_vendor_lookup 00:26:12:12:FE
Space Exploration Technologies

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