Prompted Query to find machines based on MAC address

One of my customers asked me to build this example query and I figured I would share with everyone, not just one company.  it can be handy when you are doing OS Deployment testing and you need to look up a machine based on its MAC address to delete it so it becomes an “unknown computer” again.  Keep in mind that in the ConfigMgr database, the MAC address is in the form of ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ:ZZ.


select distinct SMS_R_System.Name, SMS_R_System.MACAddresses from  SMS_R_System where SMS_R_System.MACAddresses = ##PRM:SMS_R_System.MACAddresses## order by SMS_R_System.MACAddresses


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