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NetworkManager disable MAC randomization

The NetworkManager automatically changes the MAC address of the WiFi adapter every time it searches for / connects to a network.

This does not come in handy if you have a MAC filter active …

To disable the MAC address randomization create the file

/etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/100-disable-wifi-mac-randomization.conf

with the content

 

1 reply on “NetworkManager disable MAC randomization”

Thanks for this post – succinct answer to a problem I encountered today doing a Linux deployment for a device with wifi for the first time!

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