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If my MacBook (2011 MBA) is sleeping (with the lid closed) is it possible to connect to it via SSH?

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possible duplicate of Why is Wake-On-LAN not working on my MacBook Pro with LogMeIn? –  CajunLuke Sep 17 '12 at 21:54

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Sadly no, it is not possible to go out of sleep with the lid closed as mentioned by XQYZ at http://apple.stackexchange.com/a/15564/8289

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