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On Windows 10, how do I assign a MAC address to a remote IP address?

Sep 25, 2020 asked by anonymous
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Hello, I'm trying to transmit packets from a Windows 10 machine to an embedded device that isn't able to perform ARP. Is there a way to configure a static ARP relationship?
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Date: Sept. 25, 2020

Author: Mind Chasers


Open a CMD shell with administration privileges. You can run "arp -a" to see the current ARP table. Make sure the desired IP address isn't already assigned to a different MAC address. Also, we have had problems adding a static ARP relationship on Windows 10 using "arp" (works great on Linux). Instead, you can use "netsh" In the example below, we're adding the following relationship to our "Ethernet" adapter: assign MAC Address 01-02-03-04-05-06 to IP Address >netsh interface ipv4 add neighbors "Ethernet" "" "01-02-03-04-05-06" Next we can run arp to make sure it stuck: > arp -a Internet Address Physical Address Type ... 01-02-03-04-05-06 static

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