Wireshark-bugs: [Wireshark-bugs] [Bug 6053] New: Fix MAC address prefixes names for virtual mach
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 09:05:57 -0700 (PDT)
https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=6053

           Summary: Fix MAC address prefixes names for virtual machines
                    vendors
           Product: Web sites
           Version: N/A
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Enhancement
          Priority: Low
         Component: Source code repository - anonsvn.wireshark.org
        AssignedTo: [email protected]
        ReportedBy: [email protected]


Build Information:
Version 1.4.6 (SVN Rev 36706 from /trunk-1.4)
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The MAC address of my VirtualBox VM is displayed as "CadmusCo_vw:xy:zt".
I expected it to be instead: "VirtualBox_vw:xy:zt".
The MAC prefix used by my VirtualBox is 08-00-27.

This page lists the MAC prefixes used by various VM vendors:
 
http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/networking/mac-address-scorecard-for-common-virtual-machine-platforms/538

Company and Products                                 MAC unique identifier (s)
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VMware ESX 3, Server, Workstation, Player           00-50-56, 00-0C-29,
00-05-69
Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtual Server, Virtual PC       00-03-FF
Parallells Desktop, Workstation, Server, Virtuozzo  00-1C-42
Virtual Iron 4                                      00-0F-4B
Red Hat Xen                                         00-16-3E
Oracle VM                                           00-16-3E
XenSource                                           00-16-3E
Novell Xen                                          00-16-3E
Sun xVM VirtualBox                                  08-00-27

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