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I do not use server at night so I want to turn it on at 9.00 a.m. and turn off at 11.00 p.m.

Turning off is trivial I can just schedule corresponding task in OS. On my old home computer I was using special option in BIOS which allows to schedule when computer should be turned on.

But I can't find such BIOS option on my server HP DL360p Gen8.

  • Am I correct that it is not possible to schedule server turn on in BIOS?
  • What options do I have?
  • I do not want to use wake up on LAN because LAN might not be available by some reason (no Internet etc.)
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What OS are you using? Under Windows you could schedule a task which could wake up your system. – Simon Apr 19 '13 at 8:16
Does the HP server support wake-on-LAN ? Are there other computers (or routers) running at 9:00 AM ? – Hennes Aug 28 '13 at 7:55

In OS you can write a shell to turn off the server at a specific time! BUT you can't turn On the server From OS! Also BIOS!

If you want to turn off and on the server on specific time you have to think in Electric timer.

Best regards,

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Electric timer is not possible as I co-locate server. – javapowered Apr 19 '13 at 8:17
also some computers support wake on alarm in power management area of computer BIOS, unfortunately HP DL360p Gen8 doesn't have such option. – javapowered Apr 19 '13 at 8:18
Yes Electric Timer is not possible in co-locate servers. I said every thing i know, Sorry at all. – Sepahrad Salour Apr 19 '13 at 19:19

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