Configures a relevant name for each MAC address. Use this command to associate client names to specific connected client MAC addresses for improved client management.

Supported in the following platforms:

  • Access Points — AP505i, AP510i/e, AP560i/h
  • Service Platforms — NX5500, NX7500, NX9500, NX9600, VX9000


mac-name <MAC> <NAME>


mac-name <MAC> <NAME>
mac-name <MAC> <NAME> Assigns a user-friendly name to this RF Domain‘s member access point‘s connected client to assist in its easy recognition
  • <MAC> – Specify the MAC address
    • <NAME> – Specify the client name for the specified MAC address. The name specified here will be used in events and statistics.


nx9500-6C8809(config-rf-domain-default)#mac-name 11-22-33-44-55-66 TestDevice
nx9500-6C8809(config-rf-domain-default)#show context
rf-domain default
 location SanJose
 contact Bob+14082778691
 country-code us
 channel-list 2.4GHz 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10
 mac-name 11-22-33-44-55-66 TestDevice
 layout area Ecospace floor Floor1 map-location units meters
 control-vlan 1

Related Commands

no (rf-domain-config-mode) Removes the MAC address to name mapping