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SBG6700-AC (v8.6.x): Locating the HFC MAC Address

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Where can I find my HFC MAC address on my SBG6700-AC?
When subscribing to Internet services from a cable provider, it may be required to provide the cable provider with the MAC address of the SBG6700-AC in order to have Internet access.  The MAC address of the SBG6700-AC is located on the bottom panel and also located within the GUI (Graphical User Interface) of the SBG6700-AC.  The HFC MAC ID is also known as the CMAC address.  This document describes how to locate the MAC address of the SBG6700-AC.

To locate the MAC Address on the bottom panel

The MAC address is printed on the bar code label marked HFC MAC ID on the bottom of the SBG6700-AC.
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To locate the MAC Address within the GUI

  1. Launch a Firefox or Safari browser.  Enter into the address box, and press the Enter key.  

    NOTE: A browser message on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera, may appear when accessing the Web Manager.  The message includes 192.168.01 uses an unsupported protocol and ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH.  The Web Manager uses an earlier version of the TLS protocol and does not match the version allowed by the web browser.  Safari browsers on Apple PC and mobile devices are not impacted.  The workaround to access the Web Manager with a PC is to use the Firefox browser and set the TLS version to 1.  For workaround instructions refer to article # 19435 - uses an unsupported protocol
  2. A security or private risk alert may appear on the web browser advising users to proceed with caution when accessing the Web Manager.  There is no risk in proceeding to the Web Manager.  For instructions to bypass the alert screen, refer to article # 18181 - Alert Message for Web Manager Access.
  3. On the Login page, enter admin or a customized username in the Username field.
  4. Enter password or a customized password in the Password field.

    NOTE: On later versions of the SBG6700-AC, the Wi-Fi Security Key is used as the default admin password printed on the bottom white label.  For assistance with Web Manager Access, refer to article # 18754 – SBG6700-AC: Web Manager Access.

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  5. Click the Login button.  The Home page will appear.
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  6. Move the mouse cursor over the Status tab and select the Product Information sub-link.  The Status - Product Information page will appear.

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  7. On the Status - Product Information page, the MAC address of the SBG6700-AC is listed as the Cable Modem MAC Address.
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