08549187 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 4 patents.

A hypervisor is described herein that hosts a virtual machine (VM) having a virtual network interface controller (VNIC). The hypervisor is configured to construct a MAC address for the VNIC by combing a organizationally unique identifier (OUI) preconfigured for the hypervisor, the last two bytes of the IP address of the hypervisor, and a unique byte generated for the VNIC.

Title
System and method of MAC address assignment using IP addresses
Application Number
13/566305
Publication Number
8549187 (B1)
Application Date
August 3, 2012
Publication Date
October 1, 2013
Inventor
Varadachari Sudan Ayanam
Suwanee
GA, US
Samvinesh Christopher
Suwanee
GA, US
Agent
Tim Tingkang Xia Esq
Morris Manning & Martin
Assignee
American Megatrends
GA, US
IPC
G06F 15/177
G06F 3/00
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