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I am trying to change the MAC address of my device. I tried the ifconfig way as well as the macchanger tool way. However although the MAC address changes on interface eth0. I do not get a DHCP based IP address. When I tried a nework-manager restart, then the old eth0 MAC is assigned and I get an IP.

Is there a way to get an IP based on my new random MAC?

Please help.

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marked as duplicate by Rinzwind, belacqua, green7, Raja, bcbc Apr 27 '13 at 18:16

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askubuntu.com/questions/81648/… ? –  Rinzwind Apr 26 '13 at 8:08

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I think, there is MAC filtering on router, switch, dhcp server. Also you may check there is static assign list MAC->IP or allow/deny list.

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