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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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 ...
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Can't telnet to uverse router

I have a standard 3801HGV Uverse router, and I am attempting to configure Wake on WAN for it. I have forwarded port 9 with UDP, WOL works great, and so now I have attempted to send the magic packets ...
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Why does a ping flood wake up a PC, while a single ping does not?

I just noticed that when you flood-ping a PC that is in sleep-mode, it will wake it up while a single ping or multple pings per 1 sec does not wake it up. Wake up on lan/wan is enabled. What is the ...
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Wake on Lan - Install a client on a Linux machine

this might seem obvious or stupid to somebody, but I can't find anything that helps me yet, besides the fact that I'm not a Linux user. I've got 2 NAS boxes (Iomega, now Lenovo) IX4-200D and ...
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Does the Atheros AR956X WLAN adapter support WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN)?

Some friends want to be able to access files on their WiFi network, even when one of their computers is asleep. To accomplish this, they probably need WoWLAN (Wake on Wireless LAN) working. Does ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN (WoL) depend on the motherboard or the network card?

This question was spurred by discovering the Acer M670G seems not have an Wake-on-LAN (WoL) settings in the BIOS and in general, wondering whether WoL is controlled by the BIOS/NIC or the OS. One of ...
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Wake on LAN prevents sleep mode in Windows 7

The Wake on LAN (WOL) feature of my Intel 82579V Gigabit LAN adapter is working great in case my Windows 7 PC is powered off. But because my network card is able to wake my PC I can’t use the sleep ...
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Does a magic packet need to be sent on a specific port for it to work?

I have read that one would need to send a WOL (wake on lan) magic packet on port 7 or 9 of the target machine (with WOL enabled in H/W) for it to work. Is this correct? If not, then how is the WOL ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN via WAN needs port forwarding?

If yes, how does it work? The pc still has no ip, so where should I forward the port?
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How to make server power settings apply even when computer is activated by WOL

I have a computer with 9 hdds as a storage server in the next room for me and my family (movies and such) connected to the router. The computer is without keyboard and monitor, all works fine, but in ...
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Computer turns on at 3 AM for the first time in 2 years

I was doing some c# coding on my laptop when I suddently hear my workstation turn on at exactly 3AM. I always turn my computer into hibernate, but they never ever booted themselves before. I got the ...
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is there any way to enable telnet/ssh session into a Netgear CG3700EMR

I want to enable Wake on Wan (Wol from internet) with my router, but i have no chance to modify arp table in order to specify a fake address which could receive this broadcast packet. So, is there ...
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Automatically Wake PC at certain time without wake-on-lan

I feel like this shouldn't be too difficult. I want my PC to turn on at 7:00 AM every morning. I have a Toshiba satellite L50-B-1LN running windows 8. It uses UEFI instead of a normal BIOS. In there ...
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What is the Difference between PXE & Wake On LAN?

They seem to serve the same purpose which is the ability to boot a Client/Machine as long as its connected to a Network and thus has a NIC. What is the difference between the two with respect to how ...
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Listen for wakeonlan request

I would like to know how to listen for wakeonlan paquets on a running system. I know that my question if a little bit useless, because is a system is running, there is no need to wake up it!
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Automatically start a computer when power turns on

I installed Ubuntu on an old laptop (Lenovo T400) that I now use as a home server, running 24/7. I live in an area where long power outages are quite common, so if the power goes off there's a good ...
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Is it possible to Wake-On-Lan without a router?

If 2 machines are hooked up over a Cat5 (an ad-hoc network?), could one machine WOL another? Does a router/switch have to be in the loop in order for WOL to work? Thanks
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Deactivate or take control of Intel Vpro and Me

Processor is i5 4590 (Vpro capable) Chipset is B85 (Vpro not capable - http://ark.intel.com/products/75019 ). Motherboard is MSI B85 gaming - http://us.msi.com/support/mb/B85M_GAMING.html After ...
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Wake on LAN - Does the IP address have to be correct?

My understanding of WOL is that it broadcasts a magic-packet into a subnet. The packet goes to all NICs and each inspects the packet for their own MAC and on a match, wakes the host. So, could I put ...
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Wake On Lan works w/ Magic Packet But Not w/ Network Activity

My goal is to allow any network activity to wake up my Windows computer. My system currently wakes from sleep without any problem when it receives a Magic Packet but despite being configured to wake ...
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Shutdown on LAN between Windows 7 and Ubuntu

I have 2 laptops, a Windows 7 machine and the other running Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to figure out how to write a batch script for Windows that would allow me to shutdown both computers ...
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ATX Standard for Wake-On-LAN

I've read about the implementation of the "Wake-on-LAN" feature on Wikipedia. The article claims that at least an ATX 2.01 standard-compliant PSU is necessary. Quite alot of other resources on the ...
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Wake on Lan (wol) over wifi not working on mac

I am using OS X 10.10 . Wake on network enabled in the Energy saver settings. Asus Router settings done. Packet sniffing shows it is receiving UDP packets on port 9 but it doesnt wake up
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Wake-on-LAN

Is there any method to enable Wake-on-LAN (WoL) option in Windows 8.1 of Surface Pro 3, connected to the Ethernet via original Docking Station? I tried almost everything, what is a somewhat related ...
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Why is Windows 8 waking up my computer unexpectedly?

I decided to finally install Windows 8 on one of my desktop computers. It's Windows 8.1 Pro from the get-go, and I got the Update 1 through Windows Update. It works fine. But my main concern right now ...
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Attempting to set up Wake on LAN

I've enabled WoL in my BIOS settings and in Windows and I'm trying to use the "WoL Wake On Lan Wan" android app to turn on my computer. I filled in the following information: Name: (I just picked a ...
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Wake-on-lan doesn't work over the internet

I can successfully wake my computer if my Android device in connected to the local network but I can't wake my computer from another network. All BIOS WOL settings are enabled. I also opened a port ...
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Is there any way to determine if the router is forwarding WoL packet to the NIC card while the computer is turned off?

I am having hard time figuring out whether the problem is with the router not forwarding the packets to the NIC OR the problem is the NIC not waking the PC or other hidden settings that are preventing ...
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Is Wake On LAN supposed to work even after AC power reset?

So, if you unplug the AC power cable from the wall and re-connect it to the PC Power Supply, is the Wake On Lan functionality still supposed to work on a PC? The WoL functionality is enabled in Bios ...
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Windows batch script: Manual power up vs Wake on Lan (WOL)

OK, I have a (win 7) desktop computer with WOL set up so I can turn it on remotely, it works fine. Next thing, on this computer I have a batch script, which runs at startup and starts various apps, ...
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Remotely enter BitLocker encryption key

Is it possible to remotely enter a BitLocker encryption key? Ideally I want to be able to remotely wake a PC over the network (WOL) to then RDP into it, however the boot drive is BitLocker encrypted.
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How to open UDP port 7 or 9 for WOL on ubuntu?

I have made all the necessary changes required for wakeonlan on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Yet it does not seem to work. Also http://www.canyouseeme.org/ is showing that my UDP ports 7 or 9 are not open. I ...
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Wake On LAN with TL-WR710N in Client mode?

I have a pocket router TL-WR710N from TP-Link configured as a WLAN Client for my PC. The WLAN Client logs into the WLAN of my router, while the PC is connected via Ethernet to the TL-WR710N. I can use ...
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How can I set up Windows Server to wake on LAN?

I have been trying to set up wake on LAN for a little while now, but I can never get it to work. I want to be able to wake the computer over the internet. I have already set up ports 7 and 9 to ...
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WAKE ON LAN works on one network adaptor, but not the other. both Realtek

Wake on LAN I have a problem. I use LogMeIn wake up feature on my PC. However, I cannot get the Wake-on-LAN feature to work. I have enabled it in the BIOS and enabled it on the adapter in device ...
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how does the software firewall affect the hardware network card?

I am waking my computer up by sending magic packets. But if I close UDP port 9 from windows firewall, my computers is not booting. And also, the lights on ethernet port are off. It looks little too ...
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Why does Wake on Lan work over WAN but not LAN?

This is an evolving question. See the 2 edits at the bottom for the latest version. I am keeping the original question here too though as it may prove useful. Ok, So first of all sorry for yet ...
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Waking up the VPN server on demand using WOL

I am planning to setup a small lab at home. For this I am debating to get a s/w or a h/w based VPN. One of the main concern in power usage. H/w based VPN doesn't consume much, while s/w based VPN ...
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RDP to Windows 7 is stuck on Welcome screen after wake-on-lan from sleep

I am trying to set up wake-on-lan for my office desktop (Windows 7 Enterprise). I want it to sleep when I am not there, unless I wake it up remotely and use it in a remote desktop session. Things ...
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Computer wakes by itself, but wake source is unknown

I have an interesting problem. I am using Windows 8.1 on my PC and I have WOL enabled from my BIOS and my LAN card settings and it works just fine. But, since a couple of weeks back, my computer ...
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How can I prevent my NIC from sleeping when Wake-on-LAN is enabled?

I currently have wake-on-LAN enabled and it works, but for some reason my Windows 7 laptop only allows me to turn it on if I also have the "Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power" ...
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Hardware specifications for WOL (Wake On Lan)

I am planning to buy a computer, which I would like to start using Wake-On-Lan from outside the LAN. I was looking on the internet and there is lot of information to be confused. 1) What are the ...
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Wake laptop on lan via wireless printer?

I know how ridiculous this sounds, but I am curious if it would be possible. Basically, I have a laptop that I would like to wake on lan, but I dont want to have to run a cable through my house. There ...
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WakeUpLan, WakeOnLan not working on windows

images here http://imgur.com/a/D0NrB#0 I've enabled both ticks on Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (magic packet etc), I've set up static ip through ipv4 (I also use public google dns) I am using ...
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Wake on WAN wont work but Wake on LAN does

I'm trying to enable Wake on WAN on a computer. Wake on LAN works perfectly, but when I try Wake on WAN it doesn't work. Could it be that my router is ignoring magic packet from the Internet? I'm ...
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Laptop keeps waking up from sleep (Windows 7)

Laptop is fully charged before I put it to sleep and when I come back more than 12 hours later and resume it, the computer only has around 10% left. I have used the powercfg lastwake and powercfg ...
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Wake-On-LAN without motherboard support

I have an old desktop which I want to turn into a home server. Unfortunately its motherboard (MSI K9N6SGM-V) does not support Wake-on-LAN functionality. I don't really know how power supply works in ...
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Wake-on-Lan not working after some time [duplicate]

lets get directly to the issue: Everyday I was starting up my pc remotely from work via android WOL app, but then I had a power outage at home last week and sice that time its works like this: 1) ...
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Enabled WOL - Now my computer powers on by itself

To use the wake on LAN feature of my onboard network interface, I had to enable "Wake on PCI-Express" in my BIOS settings. WOL works fine now. The only problem is that my computer turns itself on ...