Configuration commands

Enable IP directed broadcast forwarding for Wake-on-LAN support. An optional ACL can also be applied to control what packets are forwarded.


Switch(config)# ip directed-broadcast [access-group <ACL-ID>]

Apply the specified access control list.


ASCII string specifying an ACL

Example configuration

Switch(config)# ip directed-broadcast [access-group] <wol-acl>

<wol-acl> entries

ip access-list extended <wol-acl> 
10 permit ip
20 deny ip

Example running configuration

; J9573A Configuration Editor; Created on release #xx.15.18.0000x
; Ver #06:7c.fd.ff.ff.3f.ef:57
hostname "switch"
module 1 type j9573x
ip access-list extended "wol-acl"
....10 permit ip

ip directed-broadcast access-group "wol-acl"
ip routing
snmp-server community "public" unrestricted
....ip address dhcp-bootp
vlan 1 "DEFAULT_VLAN" untagged 1,23-24
....untagged 2-22,25-26
....ip address dhcp-bootp
vlan 10 "VLAN10"
....untagged 1
....ip address
vlan 20 "VLAN20"
....untagged 23-24
....ip address
Configuration diagram
  • If specified ACL ID is nonexisting, it is not possible to associate with IP Directed Broadcast. An error will be shown to the user.

  • It is not allowed to delete an ACL which is associated with IP Directed Broadcast and on attempt, an error message will be shown to user.

  • The same ACL wol-acl can be applied to any other interface like VLAN, port, and tunnel.