Device MAC address source when docked


Configures which MAC (media access control) address will be used when a dock is connected to the device.

When a dock is connected to some device models, the device's designated dock MAC address is used to identify the device on Ethernet by default. This policy allows the administrator to change the source of the MAC address while docked.

If 'DeviceDockMacAddress' is selected or the policy is left unset, the device's designated dock MAC address will be used.

If 'DeviceNicMacAddress' is selected, the device's NIC (network interface controller) MAC address will be used.

If 'DockNicMacAddress' is selected, the dock's NIC MAC address will be used.

This setting can not be changed by the user.

Supported on: At least Microsoft Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 family

Device MAC address source when docked


  1. Device's designated dock MAC address
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\ChromeOS
    Value NameDeviceDockMacAddressSource
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value1
  2. Device's built-in NIC MAC address
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\ChromeOS
    Value NameDeviceDockMacAddressSource
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value2
  3. Dock's built-in NIC MAC address
    Registry HiveHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Google\ChromeOS
    Value NameDeviceDockMacAddressSource
    Value TypeREG_DWORD
    Value3


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