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What does it mean when your Mac says another device is using your IP address?

What does it mean when your Mac says another device is using your IP address?

Every device has to have a unique private IP address on the local network, and if you’ve manually configured your hardware’s network settings to use a specific number, it’s possible you’re seeing the “Another device is using your IP address” alert because the DHCP/NAT combination has assigned out an address you set by …

Why does my laptop say no IP address?

If you plug a laptop directly into a modem with an Ethernet cable and receive a “No Valid IP Address” error, there could be a problem with the hardware setup or the Internet Service Provider. If accessing one network requires special settings, those settings may affect the laptop’s ability to connect to other networks.

How can I get an IP from a MAC address?

You can use ARP to obtain an IP from a known MAC address. But first, it is important to update your local ARP table in order to get information from all devices in the network. Send a ping (ICMP echo reply) to the entire LAN, to get all the MAC entries on the table. To ping the entire LAN, you can send a broadcast to your network.

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How to get rid of self assigned IP address on Mac?

Note: If Macintosh HD is not available in the Finder sidebar, click on the Finder menu → Preferences → click on the “Sidebar” tab → Under “Show these items in the sidebar” click on “Hard disks.” That’s done! After your computer has restarted, self-assigned IP address issue will be gone, and you will be able to use the Internet without any problem.

How can I Find my MAC address with DHCP?

Go to DHCP > DHCP Clients List. From this list, you can see the mapping between MAC addresses and their assigned IPs. If you couldn’t find the IP in the ARP list or unfortunately don’t have access to the DHCP Server, as a last resort, you can use a sniffer.