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Python Wake-On-LAN client

Project description

Python Wake-On-LAN client with advanced options and IPv6 capability.

Features

  • No privileges required (sending UDP packets)
  • Advanced configuration options
    • source IP address
    • destination IP address
    • destination UDP port
    • target MAC address
  • IPv6 by default (who uses IPv4 these days anyway)
  • Contains re-usable module for use in other scripts

Locations

PyWake packages are available from Cheese shop (PyPI) at https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pywake

The project page is hosted on Github.

If you’ve never worked with git or contributed to a project on Github, there is a quick start guide.

If you find something wrong or know of a missing feature, please create an issue on the project page. If you find that inconvenient or have some security concerns, you could also drop me a line at <devel@beli.sk>.

How to use

Install

pip install pywake

Examples

Wake up a MAC with default settings (IPv6 UDP packet to “all nodes” multicast address ff02::1 and port 9 - discard):

pywake 00:11:22:33:44:55

You may need to specify a source interface (or scope) for the multicast packets if there are more possibilities:

pywake -d ff02::1%eth0 00:11:22:33:44:55

Or use a plain old IPv4 UDP subnet directed broadcast:

pywake -4 -d 192.168.1.255 00:11:22:33:44:55

License

Copyright 2013 Michal Belica <devel@beli.sk>

PyWake is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

PyWake is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with PyWake.  If not, see < http://www.gnu.org/licenses/ >.

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