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Device on network that I am not sure about.

This device shows up as an ethernet connected device. Do you know what it could be? 

 

Mindless-PC 192.168.1.65 Dell ESG PCBA Test 00:18:8B:8A:3E:1B

This device shows up as an ethernet connected device. Do you know what it could be? 

 

Mindless-PC 192.168.1.65 Dell ESG PCBA Test 00:18:8B:8A:3E:1B

Device on network that I am not sure about.

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Well I can tell you it's a PC named "Mindless-PC" 

It's IP address (LAN) is 192.168.1.65

 

per this link: http://www.coffer.com/mac_find/?string=00:18:8B

 

It is a DELL assigned address. So the MAC is not spoofed or appears not to be. 

 

Maybe check around and do an IPconfig on the devices and look around? 

 

Well I can tell you it's a PC named "Mindless-PC" 

It's IP address (LAN) is 192.168.1.65

 

per this link: http://www.coffer.com/mac_find/?string=00:18:8B

 

It is a DELL assigned address. So the MAC is not spoofed or appears not to be. 

 

Maybe check around and do an IPconfig on the devices and look around? 

 

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hamhamlin wrote:

This device shows up as an ethernet connected device. Do you know what it could be? 

 

Mindless-PC 192.168.1.65 Dell ESG PCBA Test 00:18:8B:8A:3E:1B


"Dell ESG PCBA Test" is apparently a stock manufacturer's decription for a MAC address prefix of "00:18:8b".  So, apparently it's something made by Dell.  A PC, Tablet or PDA, perhaps.  You could check all your Windows PC's by opening up a command window and entering IPCONFIG /ALL and searching for a Physical Address that matches the above.

 

You can also check your Windows System name under Computer > Properties

 

If it's not in your home, then it may be from without using wireless.  Change your Wireless security settings.

 


hamhamlin wrote:

This device shows up as an ethernet connected device. Do you know what it could be? 

 

Mindless-PC 192.168.1.65 Dell ESG PCBA Test 00:18:8B:8A:3E:1B


"Dell ESG PCBA Test" is apparently a stock manufacturer's decription for a MAC address prefix of "00:18:8b".  So, apparently it's something made by Dell.  A PC, Tablet or PDA, perhaps.  You could check all your Windows PC's by opening up a command window and entering IPCONFIG /ALL and searching for a Physical Address that matches the above.

 

You can also check your Windows System name under Computer > Properties

 

If it's not in your home, then it may be from without using wireless.  Change your Wireless security settings.

 

*The views and opinions expressed on this forum are purely my own. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party.

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Hi. I really appreciate your time. I will give you more info tomorrow when I can access the network. It is at my workplace. I have shut down all devices I am aware of to find the device. I will post screenshots of scans, if it is okay to do so tomorrow. Thanks for your time.
Hi. I really appreciate your time. I will give you more info tomorrow when I can access the network. It is at my workplace. I have shut down all devices I am aware of to find the device. I will post screenshots of scans, if it is okay to do so tomorrow. Thanks for your time.

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This is an IP scan of network devices. The checked are active. The one named "unknown" is accounted for. The bwright-pc is a Dell Laptop I am using.  If I think of any more info I will post later. Thanks for your time, Buck Wright

 

 

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This is an IP scan of network devices. The checked are active. The one named "unknown" is accounted for. The bwright-pc is a Dell Laptop I am using.  If I think of any more info I will post later. Thanks for your time, Buck Wright

 

 

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Not sure if this info will help or not.

 

 

 

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System Info
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Wireless
Wired Interfaces
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IP Address Allocation
Statistics
IPv6

Private Network

Router/Gateway Address 192.168.1.254
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Private Network DHCP Info
Range 192.168.1.64 – 192.168.1.253
Allocated 17
Remaining 173
Timeout 1440 minutes

IPv6 Status

LAN Status Disabled

Interfaces


Interface

Status

Active Devices

Inactive Devices

Ethernet Enabled 2 0
Wireless Enabled 1 1
HomePNA (Coax) Enabled 0 0

Wireless

Wireless Channel 5 (Auto)
Wireless Power Level 400 mW
SSID Name 2WIRE850
Status Active
SSID Broadcast Enabled
Security WPA-PSK (TKIP) and WPA2-PSK (AES)

Devices

 


Device

Interface

MAC Address

IP Address

Mindless-PC Port 4 00:18:8b:8a:3e:1b 192.168.1.65
Device Details
unknown00D02D08F16D Port 1 00:d0:2d:08:f1:6d 192.168.1.250
Device Details Edit Name
bwright-PC bc:77:37:d9:f8:05 192.168.1.67
Device Details
r-PC c4:17:fe:69:a6:a6 192.168.1.71
Device Details


Clearing the device list will not clear any devices which have host application mappings. Other per-device settings you may have made (IP addresses, Content Screening,etc) will be cleared. It is recommended you only do this when instructed to do so by customer care.

Traffic Statistics


Interface

Bytes

Packets

Errors

%

Ethernet
Port 1 Transmit 120927606 1781657 -- --
Port 1 Receive 26982882 345352 -- --
Port 2 Transmit -- -- -- --
Port 2 Receive -- -- -- --
Port 3 Transmit -- -- -- --
Port 3 Receive -- -- -- --
Port 4 Transmit 1706750089 3145822 -- --
Port 4 Receive 153056920 1185789 -- --
Wireless
Transmit 815473431 1270483 974 0
Receive 235258950 875932 0 0
HomePNA (Coax)
Transmit 22188442 0 0 0
Receive 22010802 0 0 0

 

Not sure if this info will help or not.

 

 

 

Home
Services
Settings
Site Map


System Info
Broadband
LAN
Firewall
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Status
Wireless
Wired Interfaces
DHCP
IP Address Allocation
Statistics
IPv6

Private Network

Router/Gateway Address 192.168.1.254
Subnet Mask 255.255.255.0
Private Network DHCP Info
Range 192.168.1.64 – 192.168.1.253
Allocated 17
Remaining 173
Timeout 1440 minutes

IPv6 Status

LAN Status Disabled

Interfaces


Interface

Status

Active Devices

Inactive Devices

Ethernet Enabled 2 0
Wireless Enabled 1 1
HomePNA (Coax) Enabled 0 0

Wireless

Wireless Channel 5 (Auto)
Wireless Power Level 400 mW
SSID Name 2WIRE850
Status Active
SSID Broadcast Enabled
Security WPA-PSK (TKIP) and WPA2-PSK (AES)

Devices

 


Device

Interface

MAC Address

IP Address

Mindless-PC Port 4 00:18:8b:8a:3e:1b 192.168.1.65
Device Details
unknown00D02D08F16D Port 1 00:d0:2d:08:f1:6d 192.168.1.250
Device Details Edit Name
bwright-PC bc:77:37:d9:f8:05 192.168.1.67
Device Details
r-PC c4:17:fe:69:a6:a6 192.168.1.71
Device Details


Clearing the device list will not clear any devices which have host application mappings. Other per-device settings you may have made (IP addresses, Content Screening,etc) will be cleared. It is recommended you only do this when instructed to do so by customer care.

Traffic Statistics


Interface

Bytes

Packets

Errors

%

Ethernet
Port 1 Transmit 120927606 1781657 -- --
Port 1 Receive 26982882 345352 -- --
Port 2 Transmit -- -- -- --
Port 2 Receive -- -- -- --
Port 3 Transmit -- -- -- --
Port 3 Receive -- -- -- --
Port 4 Transmit 1706750089 3145822 -- --
Port 4 Receive 153056920 1185789 -- --
Wireless
Transmit 815473431 1270483 974 0
Receive 235258950 875932 0 0
HomePNA (Coax)
Transmit 22188442 0 0 0
Receive 22010802 0 0 0

 

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How is it a ethernet connection and you dont know which device? a Little confused here. It seems you only have 2 Ethernet connections.

How is it a ethernet connection and you dont know which device? a Little confused here. It seems you only have 2 Ethernet connections.

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Could it be a Dell networked printer?  Or some sort of Dell print server?

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Could it be a Dell networked printer?  Or some sort of Dell print server?

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Device  Interface  MAC Address IP Address

Mindless-PC Port 4 00:18:8b:8a:3e:1b 192.168.1.65

 

What ever it is, it's physically connected to Port 4 on the RG.  Shouldn't be that hard to find.

 

Device  Interface  MAC Address IP Address

Mindless-PC Port 4 00:18:8b:8a:3e:1b 192.168.1.65

 

What ever it is, it's physically connected to Port 4 on the RG.  Shouldn't be that hard to find.

 

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Edited by hamhamlin on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:54:35 AM

The way is is wired there is no way to follow it. There are about 20 others bundled with it and then goes into the ceiling. The Port 1 is for our security system. What I can't figure out is the Dell part. We have no machines that are Dell other than PC's. I guess I may need to ask the people who installed the system. Thanks again for your time.

The way is is wired there is no way to follow it. There are about 20 others bundled with it and then goes into the ceiling. The Port 1 is for our security system. What I can't figure out is the Dell part. We have no machines that are Dell other than PC's. I guess I may need to ask the people who installed the system. Thanks again for your time.

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Edited by BeeBeeSA on Jul 31, 2013 at 10:06:14 AM

Unplug the cable in Port 4 and see what quits working.  Leave it unplugged if everything YOU have still seems to be working.  If someone complains, you will know what it is then!!

 

If your in an office building or someplace with multiple tenants it could be a left over cable going to another tenant's location and was plugged into your network by mistake.  They don't know so they plug in their computer and they just decide they got a bonus because it's working.

 

For instance, in my office suite we have the main distribution frame (MDF) for our suite and it used to feed the suite next door when it was one big suite.  We moved in and they just put up a wall to divide the office and make it 2 suites instead of 1.  All of the old cabling from that suite still runs back to our MDF and is terminated on a patch panel.  If I plugged one of those cables to our switch it would work in the suite next door.  Just wondering if this might be your situation. 

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Unplug the cable in Port 4 and see what quits working.  Leave it unplugged if everything YOU have still seems to be working.  If someone complains, you will know what it is then!!

 

If your in an office building or someplace with multiple tenants it could be a left over cable going to another tenant's location and was plugged into your network by mistake.  They don't know so they plug in their computer and they just decide they got a bonus because it's working.

 

For instance, in my office suite we have the main distribution frame (MDF) for our suite and it used to feed the suite next door when it was one big suite.  We moved in and they just put up a wall to divide the office and make it 2 suites instead of 1.  All of the old cabling from that suite still runs back to our MDF and is terminated on a patch panel.  If I plugged one of those cables to our switch it would work in the suite next door.  Just wondering if this might be your situation. 

"If you find this post helpful and it solved your issue please mark it as a solution.  This will help other forum members locate it and will also let everyone know that it corrected your problem. If they have the same issue they will know how to solve theirs"

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We are the only ones in the building. The owner really has no idea about technology so asking her is useless. I may try the unplugging idea. My luck it will do something that shuts us down for a week. I will probably just ask the people who put the system in. I will post the answer when I do so. Thanks again for the input.

We are the only ones in the building. The owner really has no idea about technology so asking her is useless. I may try the unplugging idea. My luck it will do something that shuts us down for a week. I will probably just ask the people who put the system in. I will post the answer when I do so. Thanks again for the input.

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