MAC address is not unique to Apple computers. MAC address stands for media access control address, it is also called a physical address and is a unique identifier for your device connecting to a network.
IP Address (Internet Protocol Address) is a unique string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer over a network.MAC Address and IP Address
You will need to know how to obtain your MAC address to register a device on the wired network at FIT (Dorm Residents Only). You may be asked to provide an IP Address when reporting any problems connecting to the FIT Network to TechHelp.
On windows computers you will want to find your Physical Address this is the same as a MAC address.
- Go to the main menu on your Apple TV, and select “Settings”.
- In the Settings Menu, select “About”.
- The Apple TV’s MAC Address will be listed as either the Wireless ID or Ethernet ID (depending on the connection you are using).
Consult the manual that came with your device. The MAC address is often printed on a label stuck to the device, or printed on the box it came in. Connect the device to a TV or monitor and explore any Settings or Preferences panels available to you.