CompTIA Security Plus Mock Test Q161

If you don’t know the MAC address of a Linux-based machine, what command-line utility can you use to ascertain it?

A. macconfig
B. ifconfig
C. ipconfig
D. config

Correct Answer: B
Section: Network Security

Explanation:
To find MAC address of a Unix/Linux workstation, use ifconfig or ip a.

Incorrect Answers:
A: macconfig is not a valid command-line utility.
C: To find MAC address of a Windows-based workstation, use ipconfig.
D: config on its own will not solve the problem.

References:
Dulaney, Emmett and Chuck Eastton, CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 6th Edition, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, p. 60