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Utility to generate random MAC addresses

Project description

magcen - MAC Address Generation Utility and Library

macgen is a simple python library to facilitate the generation of MAC addresses.


pip install macgen


# generate a MAC with default options (locally administered, unicast)

# generate a MAC with a dash as the separator
macgen -s -

# generate a MAC with no separator
macgen -S

# generate a local / multicast MAC
macgen -m

# generate a random global (supposedly OUI enforced) / unicast MAC
macgen -g

# generate a global / multicast MAC
macgen -mg

Planned Features

  • Generate a repeatable MAC from a seed string
  • Supply an OUI prefix

Development Setup

virtualenv -p python3 venv
. venv/bin/activate
pip install -r requirements.txt

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