OUI (MAC address) lookup script

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Every networking device contains a MAC address, in general these MAC addresses should be unique for each networking device (not taking into account spoofing at this moment). Each of these MAC addresses contains a OUI (Organizationally_Unique_Identifier) and each OUI that is used should refer to the company making the networking device.


While there are various places where you can lookup OUIs I couldn’t find an easy command line tool for this. So, to enable easier lookups of these OUIs I wrote a small Perl script, the script is made to be used on a BackTrack 4 installation, however it should work on other systems as well.

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