I have an ARRIS modem with 4 Cat5 ports on the back, is there a way to control the time that these ports are in operation
There's no option on the Arris to control the physical ports on the back specifically, but the device does offer parental control options, which you can use to use to limit access to certain MAC addresses at certain times. To access this, log into the Arris at 192.168.0.1 (username and password are on a sticker on the modem) and navigate to Firewall>Parental Controls.
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Can you guide me to get the mac address off of a computer, I know when it was on WiFi it would show up,
That will vary on what version of Windows you are using. If you do a google search for "how to find mac address windows _" and add in the number instead of _ you should find the answer right off.
If you have any issues just reply here with what version of Windows you have and we can find the steps.
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