Source code for validators.mac_address

import re

from .utils import validator

pattern = re.compile(r'^(?:[0-9a-fA-F]{2}:){5}[0-9a-fA-F]{2}$')

[docs]def mac_address(value): """ Return whether or not given value is a valid MAC address. If the value is valid MAC address this function returns ``True``, otherwise :class:`~validators.utils.ValidationFailure`. This validator is based on `WTForms MacAddress validator`_. .. _WTForms MacAddress validator: Examples:: >>> mac_address('01:23:45:67:ab:CD') True >>> mac_address('00:00:00:00:00') ValidationFailure(func=mac_address, args={'value': '00:00:00:00:00'}) .. versionadded:: 0.2 :param value: Mac address string to validate """ return pattern.match(value)