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a random 12-digit mac address generator

Project description

randmac.py

a utility that generates 12-digit mac addresses; either the NIC portion or full 12-digit MAC.

the optional -f argument will return a random 12-digit MAC address that can be identified by the locally administrated address (LAA) format. This means you will always see x2, x6, xA, or xE at the beginning of a MAC address generated by randmac.

installation

to install with pip:

pip install randmac

requirements

Python >3.2 required.

mac address formats

Supported MAC address formats:

  • MM:MM:MM:SS:SS:SS
  • MM-MM-MM-SS-SS-SS
  • MM.MM.MM.SS.SS.SS
  • MMMM.MMSS.SSSS
  • MMMMMMSSSSSS

where M stands for the manufacturer or vendor, and S stands for the NIC specific portion.

usage

you can from randmac import RandMac and use it like RandMac().

if you wish to change the mac address format. provide a sample mac so randmac knows what the output format should be.

you can from randmac import RandMac and use it like RandMac("0000.0000.0000").

from a terminal (if the the console scripts entry point randmac is in your path and executable) you can use randmac to get a generate a new 12-digit LAA address, or randmac 00:00:00:00:00:00 -p to generate a MAC with the same OUI, but a different NIC portion.

example usage

>>> from randmac import RandMac
>>> RandMac()
'a6:9b:6b:8e:b3:42'
>>> RandMac("00:00:00:00:00:00", True)
'00:00:00:3f:8a:06'
>>> RandMac("0000:0000:0000", True)
'0000007ce662'
>>> RandMac("0000:0000:0000")
'06eb4584d1e3'

or

> randmac
fa:bf:7c:5d:65:3e
> randmac 00-00-00-00-00-00 -p
00-00-00-dd-5f-16

license

license can be found here.

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