Saturday, 11 August 2012

How to Spoof the MAC Address on a Windows Virtual Machine in VMware

Here are 3 examples of how to spoof a MAC address for Windows VMs via NIC Adapter properties.

Example 1: Windows 7 VM on VMware vSphere platform, using VMXNET3 Ethernet Adapter

Network Connections > Right-click the Adapter and click Properties > Click Configure…
Advanced tab > Find the MAC Address property and enter the MAC address value
  
Example 2: Windows Server 2008 R2 VM inside VMware Workstation, using Intel® PRO/1000 MT Ethernet Adapter

Network Connections > Right-click the Adapter and click Properties > Click Configure…
Advanced tab > Find the Locally Administered Address property and enter the MAC address value

Example 3: Windows Server 2003 VM on VMware vSphere platform, using VMXNET2 Ethernet Adapter

Network Connections > Right-click the Adapter and click Properties > Click Configure…
Advanced tab > Find the NetworkAddress property and enter the MAC address value
  
And finally! An example of a spoofed MAC address - DEADBEEFCAFE


1 comment:

  1. The method is simple to execute just one command and the MAC Address is changed . Thanks for sharing method to change MAC Address of Windows Virtual Machine in VMware.

    Regards
    Silvester Norman

    Change Mac Address

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