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Questions tagged [wake-on-lan]

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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Is it normal that the LEDs of the network adapter are off when the computer is off and you want to power it with WakeOnLan?

I'm trying to configure Wake-On-Lan on a computer. Here is what I've done: enabled it in BIOS (Power on by PME: Allows you to turn on the system through a PCI/PCIE/onboard LAN device). Note: I'm ...
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Detect if Wake on LAN host is available

Is there a possibility to detect, if a Wake on LAN target is available and listening on the network? I have several Windows 10 machines with Intel I211 Ethernet Adapter running. For all, Wake on LAN ...
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Wake On LAN doesn't work after RPC Shutdown

Wake on LAN usually works on my PC from clicking shutdown in Windows or the power button but if i use an RPC shutdown Wake on lan does not wake the computer at all Network adapter settings and bios ...
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Fritzbox Wake-on-LAN package is not forwarded

I'm using W10/64 on an ASUS motherboard H170-PRO_USB3.1 where Power on by PCI-E is turned on. The energy options of the network card: . All other options are turned off. I installed the network ...
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Send Wake on Lan (WoL) request manually through the ethernet cable using an Arduino or Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to make a circuit that "intercepts" the ethernet cable before it enters the computer, allowing me to send a "Magic Packet" through the cable manually - by the press of a button for example. ...
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I can't turn on my home PC remotely, but the system seems configured correctly to be turned on by Wake On Lan

I'm trying to enable Wake On Lan to turn on my home PC remotely. I set a static IP for my PC (by router settings) and port mapping. I put the my PC's IP into DMZ, too. Furthermore I disabled the ...
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Wake computer via Wake On Lan using Arduino/Raspberry Pi

Is it possible to use Wake On Lan (WOL) without going through the router? Using an Arduino or Raspberry Pi connected to the internet to manually (through the ethernet port) tell the computer to wake ...
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Visited a website and my GF's PC turned on shortly after, should I be worried? [closed]

I have no idea where to ask about this, so ended up here. I visited a website that got blocked by my antivirus (Avast), however shortly after my girlfriend's PC turned on, which was really weird. I'm ...
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Magic Packet Waking wrong computer “Wake on Lan”

I have 2 computers on my network that I want to be able to wake using a magic packet. Lets call the 2 computers A and B. Computer A will wake if I broadcast a magic packet with its mac address as ...
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Synology DSM 6.2 on DS418play: Synonet not waking 2017 iMac

I am trying to use the synonet command to wake a 2017 iMac running on the same local network prior to performing an rsync backup. I have configured the iMac to 'Wake for Network Access' in the Energy ...
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Shutdown-on-LAN capability

There is a technology, called WOL. Is the an opposite? Is it possible to shutdown a computer via LAN? I would expect small embedded linux in a NIC which was capable to long-press power off button. ...
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Who is powering Wake-On-LAN capable card?

Who is powering Wake-On-LAN capable card? Is this PSU? If it is then, where are these wires on PSU, where I can take powed in power off mode? The focus is on details of power source. There is no ...
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Gigagbyte board with Intel i211 nic wont wake up on network access, on on WOL magic packet

All my machines running identical Windows 10 setups wake on lan access. This means, I can send SMB, HTTP of RDP requests and they wake up. Then, this one Gigabyte board, only wakes on a WOL magic ...
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IGMP and Wake On Lan

I have a Windows 10 server which has been operating well for some time using Wake On Lan. The Realtek adapter is set with Wake On Magic Packet enabled and Wake On Pattern Match disabled. Similarly, ...
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wake on lan over the internet

I'm trying to use teamviewer to remotely wake up and use my main desktop from a laptop. I was able to wake up the machine in question through the local network however I can't seem to be able to ...
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Wake up a computer over Internet using another computer in the same local network

I have two Arch Linux-powered computers, 'A' and 'B', connected to the Internet via the same router. I have configured and tested Wake-on-WAN on both of them. Both computers are shut down most of the ...
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Wake On LAN questions and problems

I'm attempting to use a PC at home while I'm away, but I'm having some troubles. Problem: The PC connects to Internet only with WiFi (My possible) Solution: connect a RaspberryPi to the Internet ...
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How does Windows schedule power on's and automatic updates at night?

What technology does it use? Does it have to be connected to the internet so Microsoft can send a wake-on-lan package? I don't think so. Does it somehow schedule it in the motherboard and wake after ...
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Turn on computer remotely (internet) and without WOL support

I know that we can remotely (using internt) turn on the computer if the NIC card support WOL and by enabling that option on the bios. But my card doesn't support WOL and I dont want to change it, So ...
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Power on by PCI enabled, but no wake on LAN

Trying to wake my PC that runs Windows 10 and is based on Asus B85M-E motherboard from LAN. I did bios configuration Power ON By PCI-E/PCI - Enabled : Also I have configured network card by this ...
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How to use WOL using mobile + PC with teamviewer and wake up the sleeping PC?

Mobile + Teamviewer functioning WOL via rightclick on network card enabled, incl magic packet In Bios PCI can wake from sleep In OS keyboard and mouse can wake from sleep PC+Monitor sleep after 1min ...
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Running program only when PC start up using WOL

Is it possible to create an event or script to launch when the computer is started using Wake-On-Lan? I don't want to start the program (automatically) when the computer is started up normally.
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Wake on USB on Thinkpad W541

I am trying to set on wake-on-usb on my Thinkpad W541 with Fedora 26 on kernel 4.14.18-200.fc26.x86_64. After googling around I did echo enabled > /sys/bus/usb/devices/**/power/wakeup echo on > ...
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Wake on LAN on Asus motherboard

Trying to enable Wake on LAN on my 5 years old Asus motherboard with integrated NIC. Trying to find and enable this feature in bios, but can't find where it is. I was expecting to find it under ...
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Port forwarding not working for port 9

I'm trying to set up my PC to work with Wake on LAN so I set up port forwarding on port 9 on my TP-Link Archer C2 router. However, when I use this tool to check whether the port is open, it says it ...
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Wake On Lan does not work on Asus Firmware

I recently went from DD-WRT to Asus-WRT Merlin. I have been having some issues getting WoL to work properly. Here is what I have done so far. Administration > System > Enabled JFFS Custom Scripts/...
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Windows 10 wakes on LAN without password

I've setup wake on LAN and it's working fine (sent from Unified Remote on Android) however when the PC wakes it's going skipping the login screen and going straight to logged in. Ideally I'd like ...
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Wake on LAN not shown as supported, despite works on windows

I have installed openSUSE Leap as dual boot. I want to have feature Wake on LAN. When I check in windows "Enable wake on magic packet only" and turn off, it works. When I boot to opensuse and turn the ...
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How to prevent immediate wake ups when using Wake On Phy / Unicast?

Right now I can use wake on lan with magic packets but I'd like to be able to wake my machine by network activity, so I don't have to use a tool to send magic packets. It should wake if I'd like to ...
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Wake on Lan doesn't work on wan [duplicate]

I'm trying to setup wake on lan. My router doesn't allow port forwarding to broadcast so I've binded the mac address of my system to a static ip in the router's control panel. I've also forwarded port ...
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Recovering (booting up) from power outages

First of all, before I forget, I have a H97-PRO GAMER motherboard, OS is GNU/Linux. I have setup wake-on-lan on my pc so that I can power it on whenever I want, even if I'm not physically near it. It ...
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Wake on Phy on Asus P5Q running Ubuntu Server not working

I´m running a homeserver with Ubuntu Server OS for Backups and media streaming. I want to configure it the way that it suspends itself after a period of time with no avitivty and start up again when ...
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Windows iSCSI target / initiator - copy files up to 1GB/s

I have 2 windows servers, 1 application server as iSCSI initiator and 1 file server as recepint (aka iSCSI target). They are connected through MPIO setup. I copied 150GB files and it takes only ...
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Windows 10 identify wake from sleep ethernet source

I want wake from lan enabled for Ethernet (so I can access remotely without having to send a magic packet). With this configured in Windows 10, my computer sometimes wakes up every 20 - 40 minutes and ...
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Enable WOL for Intel I218-V Card (Windows 10)

I'm having troubles in enabling Wake On Lan on an Intel I218-V network adapter. It's integrated in an Asus Z97-A board. The BIOS is properly set, since WOL works under Linux. For Windows 10, it is ...
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How can I change properties for the reboot task?

After the latest Windows 10 update, the procedure described in Conclusively stop wake timers from waking Windows 10 desktop no longer works. When attempting to save changes to the reboot task ...
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Configure Ubuntu Linux to wake up when Samba Share is accessed?

I have a Ubuntu Server 16.04 CLI System set up with a Samba share that I use for back ups, media, etc. I'd like to put the server into hibernate mode after like 20 minutes of inactivity and then have ...
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Wake on Lan has suddenly stopped working

Wake on Lan has suddenly stopped working, after a few weeks. I: - Enabled the option in the BIOS - Prevented adapter from saving power - Enabled delivery of magic packet in device manager - ...
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Auto/Automated login after Wake On Lan

I have got the Wake On Lan feature working. But after I start the computers they get stuck at the windows login screen, obviously as the computers have passwords. Is there any way to auto login after ...
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Is it possible to WOL over the internet via UnifiedRemote (VPN)?

I recently got a new app which supports Wake-On-Lan by MAC address in the network. My question is: Is it possible to turn on my computer using this when not in the network, but instead having a VPN to ...
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Wake On Lan no longer works

Sometime in the past month WoL has stopped working for me. I downloaded a program called Wake On Lan Monitor and when i start with Port 9 and run the command on my router to turn my PC on, it ...
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Wake On LAN timing out when computer left off overnight

I have a direct ethernet connection between a Windows 10 PC and a Raspberry Pi. I have the Pi set up as a server that I can hop onto and run a script that will run Etherwake, a command line Wake on ...
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Is it possible to Wake on LAN without being able to connect to ones router and make changes there?

I have the problem that I can't connect to my router, becuase that's just how my provider works. Is it possible to Wake on LAN without being able to connect to the router to make changes? Thanks
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Wake-on-LAN not sending magic-packet

I've had setup my CentOS 7 box to wake up my Windows PC a couple of years ago and it was working fine, until for whatever reason it stopped working one day and I just couldn't figure out what the ...
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How to add a static arp table entry to AT&T NVG589 Gateway?

So as a bit of background, I'm attempting to set up a Wake on Wan service for a specific device. The service isn't any issue, it works in its current form. The issue arises from the arp table/cache ...
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My pc on windows 10 is woken up randomly. Source: network adapter through Magic Packet

my pc on windows 10 is woken up randomly usually at night. Source: network adapter through Magic Packet. I did disable that option but I'm worrying if it can mean that somebody/something is trying to ...
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machine wakes only on local magic packet

I've got a Debian server, which I would like to wake up remotely using a tool like wakeonlan. I have assigned the server a static internal IP 192.168.0.14 and set up the appropriate port forwarding ...
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Computer keeps turning on by itself after shutdown (not sleep)

I have activated Wake On Lan on the BIOS of my Alienware X51 R3 (2015) to be able to power it on from the internet and SSH into it. After trying the setup successfully, my pc keeps turning on by ...
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Windows 7: Wake on LAN (WOL) stopped working

Up until yesterday morning WOL was working on my Windows 7 machine. It has been doing so for about 5 years now, without any problems. When I wanted to turn on the machine remotely yesterday in the ...
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Does WOL require two both systems to be connected to the same SSID?

I'm trying to get WOL to work on my computer and I followed many different instructions from many sites and even with my network card set up for WOL and WOL enabled in BIOS, I can't​get the system to ...