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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 ...]

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 the network interface	of the local machine.  lladdr are the
     link layer	addresses of the remote	machines and can be specified as the
     actual hardware address (six hexadecimal numbers separated	by colons) or
     a hostname	entry in /etc/ethers.  Link layer addresses can	be determined
     and set on	FreeBSD	machines using ifconfig(8).

FILES
     /etc/ethers  Ethernet host	name database.

SEE ALSO
     ethers(5),	ifconfig(8)

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

FreeBSD	9.2			 June 27 2009			   FreeBSD 9.2

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