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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 11.0-PRERELEASE          June 27 2009          FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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