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ETHER-WAKE(1) User Commands ETHER-WAKE(1)

ether-wake - manual page for ether-wake 1.31.1

ether-wake [-b] [-i IFACE] [-p aa:bb:cc:dd[:ee:ff]/a.b.c.d] MAC

BusyBox v1.31.1 (2020-04-30 13:38:01 EDT) multi-call binary.

Send a magic packet to wake up sleeping machines. MAC must be a station address (00:11:22:33:44:55) or a hostname with a known 'ethers' entry.

-b
Broadcast the packet
-i IFACE
Interface to use (default eth0)
-p PASSWORD
Append four or six byte PASSWORD to the packet
April 2020 Fidelix 1.0