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Standard ECMA-393
proxZzzy® for sleeping hosts

2nd edition (June 2012)

This Standard specifies maintenance of network connectivity and presence by proxies to extend the sleep duration of hosts.

This Standard specifies:

  • Capabilities that a proxy may expose to a host.
  • Information that must be exchanged between a host and a proxy.
  • Proxy behaviour for 802.3 (Ethernet) and 802.11 (WiFi).
  • Required and Option behaviour of a proxy while it is operating, including responding to packets, generating packets, ignoring packets, and waking the host.

This Standard does not:

  • Specify communication mechanisms between hosts and proxies.
  • Extend or modify the referenced specifications (and for any discrepancies those specifications are authoritative).
  • Support security and communication protocols such as IPsec, MACSec, SSL, TLS, Mobile IP, etc.

The following file can be freely downloaded:

File name Size (Bytes) Content
ECMA-393.pdf 755 647 Acrobat (r) PDF file
Patent Statement and Licencing Declaration 684 984 Acrobat (r) PDF file

This Ecma publication is also approved as ISO/IEC 16317, which is freely available here Link to non-Ecma site. Ecma is not responsible for the contents of the site..

The previous replaced "historical" edition of this Ecma Standard is available here.


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