How to lookup MAC address on a DS unit.

Issue

How do I verify the MAC Address on a DS Network Video Recorder?

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

DS NVR (All Version)
DS RealVue Xpress (All Version)

Cause

Can't find the MAC address of the DS unit.

Resolution

To verify what the MAC address of the DS Series is you'll need to follow the steps below. 

1. Open the Command Prompt.

  1. Click Start
  2. Select Run...
  3. Enter cmd in the "Open:" field and click OK
2. Type in ipconfig /all and press the ENTER key.

The parameter shown as "Physical Address" is the system's MAC address.  Each active Ethernet interface, or "NIC", will have its own unique physical address.