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UDP Wake-On-Lan (WOL)

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UDP Wake-On-Lan (WOL)

Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module will turn on a remote machine with a network card that supports wake-on-lan (or MagicPacket). In order to use this, you must know the machine's MAC address in advance. The current default MAC address is just an example of how your input should look like. The password field is optional. If present, it should be in this hex format: 001122334455, which is translated to "0x001122334455" in binary. Note that this should be either 4 or 6 bytes long.

Author(s)

  • sinn3r <sinn3r@metasploit.com>

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/misc/wol
msf auxiliary(wol) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(wol) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(wol) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(wol) > run 

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