Wake on LAN, or its abbreviation Wol, is a standard developed in 1996 to Ethernet networks that allows a computer to be turned on or "waked up" by a network message.

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Send an electric signal with raspberry PI

i would like to know if it's possible to Start my computer with my Rasp Zero, not with WAKEONLAN or things like that, just an electric signal as if i was pushing the power button. From a internet ...
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Synology DSM 6.0 command synonet --wake is not working

When I tried to start a computer on my network from my Synology NAS with the command below, I got an error "mac format in not correct". Here is my code: synonet --wake 00-01-02-03-04-05 eth0 I ...
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Can I keep my wlan powered on while sleeping?

I have Windows 10 Pro, a Asus B85-PLUS/USB 3.1 and a ASUS PCE-AC68. Is it somehow possible to keep the wlan-card on during sleep so that I can WOL?
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Unlock Windows From OSX Terminal

What I am trying to achieve is to have a fully automated boot and login script to remotely start up and log in to my windows gaming host for steam in home streaming. So far I have installed wakeonlan ...
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What is a “Magic Packet” for waking a computer?

My wireless adapter (Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260) has two settings in Device Manager which I cannot explain. Wake on Magic Packet Wake on Pattern Match After a bit of research, I found this ...
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WOL pattern match do not work in windows 10

i have x86 home nas (h81 mother board+i5 4670t+intel 1000 ET quad port lan) under windows 8.1 i use WOL pattern match and it work well. intel 1000 ET nic does not support arp offload so 'ARP request' ...
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Win7: Wake linux server when accessing share

I have a small home server running archlinux mostly for file storage. Although the server does not consume a lot of power I would like to keep it suspended most of the time and only wake it when ...
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Wyse Device Manager Disable Wake On Lan

I want to disable Wake On Lan on all my ThinClients without going to each and every one of them and disable WoL in the bios. Unfortunately I couldn't find any setting in the Wyse Device Manager to ...
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How to wake on lan a ESXI VM?

I currently have a ESXI server running with a couple of VM's on it. For a little project I need to wake some hosts to support wake on lan. I looked on the internet, but could not find a good tutorial ...
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Wake On LAN works after windows shutdown but not linux

My computer is dual booting windows 10 and Arch linux. Currently, if I shut down the computer from windows 10 I can use wake on lan fine when if I use it after shutting down from windows, but it does ...
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How to completely destroy Windows 10 Updater? [duplicate]

So I've tried the following: Disabled the Windows Update Service Enabled No auto-restart with logged o users for scheduled automatic update Set Windows Update to Notify to Schedule Restart and Defer ...
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Computer wakes up when called by ip

I have a Z97 motherboard from ASUS (windows 10), setup to work with wake on lan in uefi and windows settings: In the uefi settings I enabled wake on pci express from APM settings in windows, device ...
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Boot options when using Wake on Lan

does anybody now if it's possible to choose boot method when using WoL. I have a PC that boots from hdd when turned on the regular way. I would like to boot from the network when switched on with WoL. ...
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Wait for magic packet option not listed under network adapter

I'm setting up Wake on Lan for my PC, but there doesn't seem to be the option to allow "wait for magic packet" under my network adapter. Do I just not have this option? Network adapter  (Click ...
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Use router to push Wake-On-LAN magic packet

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system that I can start inside my network with another Ubuntu 14.04 computer with the following command: wakeonlan ma:ca:dd:re:ss Sending magic packet to 255.255.255.255:9 with ...
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WOL on Qualcomm Atheros QCA8171 on Linux not working

I simply can't make wake-on-lan to work on my machine. I am new to Linux so probably I am missing something. Below my config. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you. My HW Config: AsRock ...
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Port Forwarding Works Only Temporarily for WOL (Netgear WNDR3400v3)

I'm using a Netgear WNDR3400v3 router linked to a DDNS hostname to port forward Wake-on-LAN packets to an ethernet-connected PC remotely over WAN but I've run into a confusing hiccup. If I test the ...
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Listen for Wake-on-LAN requests on windows platform

We would like to search for Wake-on-LAN packet senders within our network from our Windows machines (mostly Windows 10). The solution described by Chaos applies only to Linux. Is there also a ...
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Wake On Lan for VM

I'm trying to get Wake-On-Lan (WOL) working for my VMs so that we can do some power management at my workplace. Goal Enable direct remote access (RDP) to VM Have WOL wake up VM not via physical ...
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Why my computer wakes up from the network card?

I've noticed my computer receiving a wake signal from my network. I am on a LAN with only few devices connected on it: printer, smart phones, nas, router + few other computers... I checked the ...
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How to boot Ubuntu from BIOS wakeup and otherwise boot Windows

I have a dual boot system. My Ubuntu partition needs to boot automatically on BIOS scheduled wakeup (and wakeonlan if possible) Otherwise I want to boot into Windows by default. (power button) How ...
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Troubles using Wake on LAN

I hope I'm posting to the right place, and apologize if it is not. I am trying to set up WoL on my computer but am having trouble. I went into my Realtek Network adapter through the device manager ...
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How to turn off hybrid shutdown in Windows 8.1?

Seems that unchecking "Turn on fast startup (recommended)" in power management is not working for me. I'd like to use Wake On LAN and when I just power off my PC I can send magic packet and wake up ...
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Windows 10 won't wake from sleep for remote desktop

Windows 10 also won't run scheduled backups if sleeping. RDP and Acronis work properly if computer is not asleep. Wake on LAN is enabled. Help needed, thanks.
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Mircosoft Surface 3 Allow this device to wake the computer grayed out

I have a powershell script that wakes computers on lan (wol) using a magic packet. The script works fine for normal desktops but won't work with Microsoft surface 3 tablets. The device is connected ...
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Change WOL port

I have two PCs (both running Windows 10) that connected to my router, both use port 9 for WOL. I want to be able to wake them from WAN, so I must to configure port-forwarding in my router, but ...
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Can I activate Wake-On-LAN outside my local network?

I'd like to have some way to send the packet to my computer, say from another network. Is that possible? What would be the best way to do that, if possible? Like, can I just open port 9 and have the ...
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Is there an opposite to Wake On LAN?

Would there be an easy way to remotely shut down a computer, like the opposite of Wake On LAN? I can easily use a program, such as an iOS App, where I just press a button and it starts up. Could I do ...
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Wake-on-LAN (from WAN) issue

I'm having an issue using Wake-on-LAN from the WAN, after everything has been configured correctly. First of all, no problems waking up the PC from inside the LAN. Always works. When it comes to ...
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Can a wake-on-lan packet be sent from WiFi?

I know that you can't wake a computer up with wake on lan if it's connected via WiFi, but will sending the magic packet to wake up a computer that's wired from a computer that's on WiFi work?
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Wake on WAN refusing to work. WOL works

Trying to setup WoW and I'm running out of ideas. I can wake it up on LAN so I know PC is setup right. I have forwarded ports 7,9 and 4343. Put in DMZ. I have tested when PC is on it does receive the ...
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Setting up wake on lan on my NUC

I have Intel NUC i5 with Latest OpenElec installed on it. I would like to wake it up from suspend using Wake On Lan feature (sent from another device on my home network), but I am having difficulties ...
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Computer waking up due to some PCI device

Ever since installing my new motherboard (Asus Z77 professional) my computer won't stay asleep for more than a few minutes. Executing powercfg /lastwake always returns the same: PS ...
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Allow Wake on LAN only for specific devices

Is it possible to allow Wake-on-LAN (WoL) only for specific devices? At the moment I got Plex (running Windows 10 Pro) and the PC automatically wakes up, as soon as I try to access Plex on my TV. ...
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Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop

Problem Windows suffers from hand-holding, and every iteration has exacerbated the problem. Windows 10 attracted controversy upon release for forcing home users to update regularly and making user ...
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Enable Wake-On-LAN on a non-supported motherboard [duplicate]

My desktop has an old ASUS M4A78 PRO motherboard (specs) that seems to be not compatible with Wake on LAN. I'd love to start using this feature though. Is there any way to add this feature? What ...
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Dodgy NIC causing good NIC to ignore wake on LAN magic packet

I'm assuming this is the case, because it's the only thing that's changed. I have an older motherboard with an on-board gigabit NIC. This failed a few months ago - the hardware just didn't appear to ...
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Network card doesn't work (properly) after WOL after full shutdown

I've been trying to make WOL work after full shutdown and I got it working. Magic Packet is being sent to broadcast by router and PC boots up even if it's fully shut down (here is how it's done in ...
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Wake on lan does not work on second router

I have not good knowledge about hardwares/networking. I would like to use wake on lan feature and really it worked on lan but I m using another wifi router connected with main modem, WOL work fine ...
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Wake on Lan / WOL fails in Win10 when “Link Speed & Duplex” NIC set to anything other than “auto negotiation”, why?

I have a Win10 laptop on which I enabled WOL and it works (BIOS enabled for WOL and NIC enabled for WOL). But sometimes when I WOL start it up the NIC negotiates a low speed of 10Mbps (it's a 1Gbps ...
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Windows 10 waking from sleep with unknown reason

I recently started experiencing an issue with my Windows 10 Pro installation. It wakes from hibernation at seemingly random times. I have done the following to try and troubleshoot the issue: Turn ...
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Windows 10 S3 shutdown

I am trying to figure out why my Windows 10's regular shutdown button does not let me WOL my PC. Before my upgrade from 8.1 i was using a small file which ran a command prompt S3 shutdown. Which ...
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Wake On LAN using Magic packets is not working in Windows 10

Even after configuring all the settings like Network Adapter Settings BIOS setting Disabled Fast Startup Telnet and Port Settings I can't able to wake up the machine with Windows 10 OS. Is ...
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My Wake-on-LAN only works if I manually press sleep mode

I have followed instructions online and setup everything for Wake-on-LAN. If I just press sleep in my Windows 7, I can use an app to wake it up. But if I let it inactive for 20 minutes which is the ...
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I'd like my laptop not to sleep with lid closed when I wake it over LAN

I configured WoL on my laptop and it's working perfectly. The only issue occurs when I wake my laptop from sleep with its lid closed - it will fall to sleep again after five seconds or so. Is there a ...
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Wake On LAN not working for Asrock motherboard

Recently I installed and configured a new server for home use. Today I wanted to get the Wake On LAN feature working. For this I undertook the following steps: 1) I enabled WOL in the motherboards ...
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How to set up a static/persistent ARP entry with OpenWRT 14.07, Barrier Breaker?

The title say it all, but here is the long version: I am trying to setup a way for my home server to automatically turn on using WakeOnLan, when a client tries to access it. My idea is that the ...
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PF: Can't open port on OS X

Have troubles opening the port 9 on os x 10.10.3 yousemite using pf firewall. I want to do this for being able to get wake-on-lan packets to this port. I assume that for WoL to work the port (on the ...
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Set up wake-on-lan for mac os x via Actiontec T1200H Router: Ports 7 and 9 are closed

I've got two macs connected to home wireless network via Actiontec T1200H Router. Both macs support Wake on Wireless (in About this Mac-->System Report-->Network-->Wi-fi-->Wake On Wireless: ...
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WOL remote Windows pc's at startup

I have five Windows 8.1 pc's all connected together to the same local network. I'd like to automatically switch on my 4 slaves when I power on my Master pc. All the machines are properly set up to ...