Get-MacAddressVendor

This little function uses the free API from www.macvendorlookup.com to lookup vendor information for a MAC Address. It’s really quite simple, and easy to use. It only have the one parameter; MacAddress, which defaults to the MAC address of the first network interface that is in use.

Enjoy.

function Get-MacAddressVendor {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Get vendor information from MAC address.
.DESCRIPTION
This script uses the free API from http://www.macvendorlookup.com to look up vendor information for the supplied MAC address.
.NOTES
Author: Øyvind Kallstad
Date: 09.04.2015
Version: 1.1
#>
[CmdletBinding()]
param (
# MAC Address
[Parameter(Position = 0)]
[ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()]
[string] $MacAddress = ([System.Net.NetworkInformation.NetworkInterface]::GetAllNetworkInterfaces() | Where-Object {$_.OperationalStatus -eq 'Up' -and $_.NetworkInterfaceType -ne [System.Net.NetworkInformation.NetworkInterfaceType]::Loopback})[0].GetPhysicalAddress()
)
try {
$uri = [uri]"http://www.macvendorlookup.com/api/v2/$($MacAddress)"
$result = Invoke-RestMethod Uri $uri
Write-Output $result
}
catch {Write-Warning $_.Exception.Message}
}

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