Thanks Lee,

Do you know why my Router’s Mac Address printed on the router ends in 9c but in 
the App it says the last two digits are 9D?


> On Aug 6, 2017, at 12:23 PM, Lee Larson <leelar...@me.com> wrote:
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>> On Aug 6, 2017, at 11:21 AM, Harry Jacobson-Beyer <harr...@me.com 
>> <mailto:harr...@me.com>> wrote:
>> 
>> I’ve identified all of my devices on my network in Who’s on my Wifi.
>> 
>> I have one device I can’t identify. In safari I entered the ip address for 
>> my router (ATT Uverse router). 
>> 
>> Searching through the router I found the Mac Address I can’t identify in 
>> Who’s on my WiFi and it’s labeled “Local Host.
>> 
>> Can someone please explain what this means?
> 
> On most operating systems localhost is the internal network address of the 
> local computer. It usually lives at ip 127.0.0.1 in IPv4 and ::1 in IPv6. 
> Your router is probably running some form of Linux (most do), so you inherit 
> the standard Linux localhost. (Actually, in IPv4, any address starting with 
> 127 will resolve to localhost.)
> 
> The localhost address is used internally by the operating system to talk to 
> itself via what’s called the loopback interface.
> 
> L^2
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