US 9,813,376 B2
Methods and devices for acquiring media access control (MAC) address
Qingling Zhao, Shenzhen (CN)
Assigned to XI'AN ZHONGXING NEW SOFTWARE CO. LTD, Xi'An (CN)
Appl. No. 14/654,954
Filed by ZTE Corporation, Shenzhen (CN)
PCT Filed Sep. 25, 2013, PCT No. PCT/CN2013/084201
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 23, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/101499, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 3, 2014.
Claims priority of application No. 2012 1 0568115 (CN), filed on Dec. 24, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2015/0350158 A1, Dec. 3, 2015
Int. Cl. H04L 29/08 (2006.01); H04L 29/12 (2006.01); H04L 12/64 (2006.01); H04L 12/931 (2013.01)
CPC H04L 61/6045 (2013.01) [H04L 12/6418 (2013.01); H04L 61/103 (2013.01); H04L 61/2069 (2013.01); H04L 61/6022 (2013.01); H04L 49/357 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for acquiring a Media Access Control (MAC) address, comprising:
receiving an MAC address request message, wherein the MAC address request message carries a Fibre Channel Identifier (FCID);
judging whether the FCID is matched with an FCID of a receiver receiving the MAC address request message or not;
when it is judged that the FCID is matched with the FCID of the receiver receiving the MAC address request message, sending, by the receiver, a response message, wherein the response message carries an MAC address of the receiver.