A small python module for wake on lan.
A small python module for wake on lan. It has been tested both locally and externally using Python 2.7.3 and Python 3.2.3.
To wake up a computer using wake on lan it must first be enabled in the BIOS settings. Please note the computer you are trying to power on does not have an ip address, but it does have a mac address. The package needs to be sent as a broadcast package.
>>> from wakeonlan import wol
>>> wol.send_magic_packet('ff.ff.ff.ff.ff.ff', '00-00-00-00-00-00', ... 'FFFFFFFFFFFF')
>>> wol.send_magic_packet('ff.ff.ff.ff.ff.ff', ... ip_address='example.com', ... port=1337)
usage: wol [-h] [-i ip] [-p port] mac addresses [mac addresses ...] Wake one or more computers using the wake on lan protocol positional arguments: mac addresses The mac addresses or of the computers you are trying to wake. optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -i ip The ip address of the host to send the magic packet to. (default 255.255.255.255) -p port The port of the host to send the magic packet to (default 9)