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WAKE(8)			  BSD 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 de-
     vice 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 determined	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>.

BSD			       December	27, 2009			   BSD

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