Topics: IP address, Ethernet, Change Pages: 2 (353 words) Published: October 3, 2012
Changing the MAC Address of Huawei Echolife BM622+ WiMAX CPE

Huawei Echolife BM622+ WiMAX CPE has three (3) preset MAC addresses (WAN, LAN, WiMAX) that works all together to gain internet access. If the WAN MAC address is changed, the LAN and WiMAX MAC addresses were carried and automatically changed.

Steps How to Change the MAC Address of Huawei Echolife BM62X WiMAX CPE 1. Find a Huawei MAC address from the MAC Address Maker. Ex: 4C:54:99:6D:F8:0D 2. Login to the telnet utility.
3. In the ATP line, just enter the Format Command just like below then press enter to execute.  The changes will take effect after restoring the default configuration. 4. Restore the default configuration.

CPE| Command| Sample MAC Address| Format Command|
BM621| setmacaddr| 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06| setmacaddr 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06| BM622| setallmacaddr| 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06| setallmacaddr 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06| BM625| setallmacaddr| 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06| setallmacaddr 64:16:F0:C5:FC:06|

Restoring the Default Configuration: 
There are two ways to restore the default configuration of the CPE, it can be done either through Web UI or through Telnet.

Restoring the Default Configuration through Telnet
Type restoredef in the ATP> line then press Enter key to execute. Automatically, the CPE will restart and will take effect the changes.  

You can see such reminder in the system tray when the device reboots.

Restoring the Default Configuration through Web UI
1. Login to Web UI as admin.
2. Go to Maintain menu.
3. On the Reset tab, click the Restore Default Configuration button. You have to click the "Ok" button twice of the pop up dialog boxes for confirmation.

Note: Before logging in again into the Web UI to view if the changes had take effect, wait for a while until such time (2 to 3 minutes) that the modem was completely rebooted and the LAN connection is already active in the Network Connection of the Control Panel.

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