This post explains getting MAC address and IP address of devices connected to ESP8266. Typically, the MAC address is only visible on each end of a “hop” in a packet so if you are going from some device via WiFi through the router to some other device, the MAC address you would see would be from your device and the router. The router will typically have a table of IP addresses and associated MAC addresses for those devices that it has handed out an IP address to via DHCP. Continue reading How to get MAC and IP address of devices connected to ESP8266 ?
This tutorial explains how to get mac address of ESP8266? All esp8266 comes with unique address which is factory programmed. A MAC address is given to a network adapter when it is manufactured. It is hardwired or hard-coded onto your network interface card (NIC) or chip and is unique to it. Something called the ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) translates an IP address into a MAC address.
For this reason, the MAC address is sometimes referred to as a networking hardware address, the burned-in address (BIA), or the physical address. Here’s an example of a MAC address for an Ethernet NIC: 00:0a:95:9d:68:16. Continue reading ESP8266 get mac adress