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WAKE(8)			FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		       WAKE(8)

NAME
     wake -- send Wake on LAN frames to	hosts on a local Ethernet network

SYNOPSIS
     wake [interface] lladdr [lladdr ...]

DESCRIPTION
     The wake program is used to send Wake on LAN (WoL)	frames over a local
     Ethernet network to one or	more hosts using their link layer (hardware)
     addresses.	 WoL functionality is generally	enabled	in a machine's BIOS
     and can be	used to	power on machines from a remote	system without having
     physical access to	them.

     interface is an Ethernet interface	of the local machine and is used to
     send the Wake on LAN frames over it.  If there is only one	Ethernet
     device available that is up and running, then the interface argument can
     be	omitted.  lladdr is the	link layer address of the remote machine.
     This can be specified as the actual hardware address (six hexadecimal
     numbers separated by colons) or as	a hostname entry in /etc/ethers.  wake
     accepts multiple lladdr addresses.	 Link layer addresses can be deter-
     mined and set using ifconfig(8).

FILES
     /etc/ethers  Ethernet host	name data base.

SEE ALSO
     ethers(5),	ifconfig(8)

AUTHORS
     wake was written by Marc Balmer <marc@msys.ch>.

FreeBSD	9.2		       December	27, 2009		   FreeBSD 9.2

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