2018-07-23 01:57 UTC

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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004136Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Bugpublic2017-08-07 16:02
Assigned Torhertzog 
StatusclosedResolutionno change required 
Product Version2017.1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004136: Mac address reverts back when connecting to network
DescriptionWhen changing mac address via terminal, once I reconnect to the Wi-Fi network mac address defaults back to the original.
Steps To ReproduceChange mac via terminal

Ip link set wlan0 down (or ifconfig)

Macchanger 3-4am wlan0

Ip link set wlan0 up
Connect to Wi-Fi, and check mac, it will revert back to its permanent addresses
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rhertzog (administrator)

NetworkManager is now handling the MAC address too. Either use NetworkManager to get the desired behaviour or disable that feature at the NetworkManager level...

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-08-07 14:12 usmarine2141 New Issue
2017-08-07 16:02 rhertzog Assigned To => rhertzog
2017-08-07 16:02 rhertzog Status new => closed
2017-08-07 16:02 rhertzog Resolution open => no change required
2017-08-07 16:02 rhertzog Note Added: 0006975
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