Provides the Media Access Control (MAC) address for a network interface (adapter).
Assemblies: System.Net.NetworkInformation (in System.Net.NetworkInformation.dll)
System (in System.dll)
Thetype exposes the following members.
|Equals||Compares two instances. (Overrides Object.Equals(Object).)|
|Finalize||Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)|
|GetAddressBytes||Returns the address of the current instance.|
|GetHashCode||Returns the hash value of a physical address. (Overrides Object.GetHashCode().)|
|GetType||Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)|
|MemberwiseClone||Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)|
|Parse||Parses the specified String and stores its contents as the address bytes of the returned by this method.|
|ToString||Returns the String representation of the address of this instance. (Overrides Object.ToString().)|
The MAC address, or physical address, is a hardware address that uniquely identifies each node, such as a computer or printer, on a network.
Instances of this class are returned by the NetworkInterface.GetPhysicalAddress method.
Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.