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Console tool to make a MAC vendor lookups

Project description

A command-line utility to lookup info related to a MAC address or OUI, such as vendor name and address, based on the MAC Address API.


$ pip install maclookup-cli

User Install

You can also perform a user installation via

$ pip install maclookup-cli --user

For user installs on macOS make sure ~/Library/Python/<ver>/bin is in your $PATH, i.e. edit the PATH= line in ~/.bashrc or ~/.bash_profile, e.g. PATH=$PATH:~/Library/Python/<ver>/bin

Apply the changes with

$ source ~/.bashrc or $ source ~/.bash_profile

In Windows make sure %AppData%\Python\Python<version>\Scripts is in your PATH.

API key

The tool requires an API account, signup here.

The key can either be provided via the -k / --api-key command option or the environment variable

# macOS and Linux
$ export MAC_ADDRESS_IO_API_KEY="your-api-key"
# Windows (CMD)
set MAC_ADDRESS_IO_API_KEY="your-api-key"
# Windows (PowerShell)


$ maclookup --help


The latest documentation is available on GitHub.

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