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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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How do I properly send WOL? (Wake-On-Lan)

This is my home network: The living room repeater is connected to a switch. The switch is connected to the smartTV, the RPi and the media server. What do I want? To wake up DESKTOP my media server. ...
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Wake on LAN from shutdown

I'm having problems enabling Wake on LAN from shutdown on Lenovo B50-50 and Lenovo V15 G2 ITL computers. There is no BIOS option to enable WOL. In Windows, in network adapter properties I enabled WOL, ...
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How can Windows Update be prevented from waking Windows 11 Pro PC without disabling wake events (NB: these are required) or automatic updates?

I am looking or some advice and guidance to resolve an frustrating issue arisen with Windows 11 Pro The scenario: I have set 'Wake on LAN' up on an X299 Desktop Build that was previously running ...
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Wake On LAN - wake laptop from sleep when its lid is closed?

I have set up Wake On LAN and I am able to wake my laptop when it's sleeping, but only when the laptop's lid is up, not when it's down/closed. There will be cases where my laptop will be sleeping ...
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Is Wake On LAN over WiFi possible?

My PC is connected to my router via ethernet. When I boot up my PC, I want to automatically wake up my laptop that'll be in another room. My laptop is connected wirelessly to my router. Both PC and ...
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How to enter BIOS Debug on Sony Vaio VPCSB3AFX

So I want to enable the "Wake on AC" or "Wake on LAN" feature on my BIOS, but the BIOS only displays limited settings. I tried to look for tutorials on different forums, but they ...
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How Can I Make Sure My Home Server Stays Up As Long As There's Power?

I'm working on setting up a Minecraft server for me and some friends alongside some other software, so I'm turning my old HP computer into it (still running Windows 10 for now). I've noticed one thing,...
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Usage of remote WakeOnLan in a IPv6 only environment?

Setting: FritzBox 7530 v7.29 forwarding ports 7, 9, 80 and 433 IPv4 and IPv6 to HomeServer CentOS Stream 8 HomeServer directly connected to FritzBox via Ethernet cable own public IPv6 address, shared ...
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Wake On LAN works after linux shutdown but not windows

My PC has dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 10, installed on separate hard drive. Some background: when the PC power on, it goes to the grub menu, and default on Ubuntu. each time I want to use the Windows,...
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Windows 10 wake on lan stopped working after reinstall

I know this is a common question - how to get a Windows computer to wake up - but I've been through all the common fixes and have had no luck. To be clear, this computer is capable of it - it used to ...
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How to make Wake on Lan persistent in Debian buster?

I am on Debian 10 buster. Output of sudo ifconfig -a is enp0s7: flags=xxxx<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 inet 192.168.xx.xxx netmask 255.255.xxx.x broadcast 192.168.xx.xxx ...
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Wake-on-LAN ethtool arguments

In the ethtool manpage, it mentions wol and the arguments it takes. wol p|u|m|b|a|g|s|d... Sets Wake-on-LAN options. Not all devices support this. The argument to this option is >a string of ...
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Wake On Lan on MSI H97m-G43 motherboard

I am trying to set up Wake On Lan on MSI H97m-G43. I configured neccessary options in BIOS(EUP 2013 is disabled, Resume By PCI-E device is enabled) and by pressing any key on keyboard or by moving ...
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Does port forwarding 9 for Wake On Lan expose my network to attackers?

I'm trying to set up Wake on WAN so that I can turn on my computer when I'm not home. By port forwarding UDP 9 everything works flawlessly, but I'm concerned of the security risks.
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How to use WoWLAN with linux

I just bought an PCI-e WIFI/Bluetooth card to upgrade my PC. The chip is an Intel AX200 and supposedly supports Wake on Wireless LAN (WoWLAN). However I could not find any guide on how to setup WoWLAN ...
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Motherboard: ASUS TUF B450M-PRO II wol does not work

I have made a mistake and bought a cheap motherboard. Now I have an issue with it. It is an ASUS TUF B450M-PRO II. It is working fine, but I cannot get wol configured properly to wake from hibernation....
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How can I send a WOL Magic Packet from Win 10 on wifi to wake an Ubuntu computer connected via ethernet cable to the wifi router?

Novice here. I have an Arris BGW210-700 wifi router (which is required for AT&T fiber). Plugged into that via ethernet is an Ubuntu computer that is often sleeping. It's the only device plugged in ...
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WOL on macbook running ubuntu server

I am using an old macbook pro (2010) as server in my home lab. It is running ubuntu server. I would like to use wake on lan on it, so I used: sudo ethtool -s INTERFACE wol g (with the name of my ...
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Restart Linux server on UPS after power restored

I have a Linux server on a UPS using network UPS tools (upsc). When there's a power failure, after the battery runs low, it issues a shutdown command to the server, which is fine. But when the power ...
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Can rootkit work while PC's in sleep mode?

If a PC has rootkit, when it goes into sleep mode, can rootkit do anything to it? Meaning steal data, open programs while it's sleeping? Assuming Wake On LAN option is completly disabled so it can't ...
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How to use Wake-on-LAN on a computer in a network connected via VPN?

When a computer in Network-A (192.168.1.x) connects to a OpenVPN server in a remote Network-B (192.168.2.x), it can see/access all computers in this remote network. There is one computer in Network-B ...
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How to get MSI GF65 Thin to Wake on LAN?

I have an MSI GF65 Thin laptop, and I would like to put it in another room with the lid closed, and simply wake it when needed, and access it via RDP (using MSFT Remote Desktop). I'm on Windows 10 ...
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Wake-on-LAN on MSI X570-Mainboard

I am trying to start my computer with a MSI X570-Mainboard using the WOL-feature. In the BIOS, I already enabled Wake-on-LAN for PCIe devices. I tried it with both the onboard ethernet controller as ...
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What can an Ethernet controller do when it has the "Power Management" capability?

In a quest to get Wake-on-LAN working on my sony vaio, I got to read the sudo lspci -v output for the Realtek Semiconductor network card. this is the relevant output: 05:00.0 Ethernet controller: ...
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Windows Wake-on-LAN from Sleep on Laptop

I have a Windows 10 machine that I have configured for Wake-on-LAN, including disabling Windows's "fast startup" feature. This machine is an old laptop, which I intend to run with the lid ...
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Wake on WLAN on GNU/Linux on two machines: one works, the other does not

I'm trying to set WoWLAN on two of my Linux machines, but I've only got it working in one of them. Following this tutorial, I've run: sudo iw phy0 wowlan enable magic-packet and also added it to /etc/...
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Wake on Lan over the Internet (Wake on WAN?)

I have managed to get WoL to work perfectly for when I'm turning a PC on from within the same network. I have also properly port-forwaded (UDP port 9) and can use Depicus's software to wake the same ...
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Can I use Wake-on-LAN to turn my computer off?

I use the following command to turn on another computer (running Windows): wakeonlan 74:d0:2b:92:0f:fa However, I would also like to be able to turn off the computer. How can I do that?
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Wake On Lan doesn't work on Repeater

I've been trying to use Wake-On-Lan on my dual boot (Debian+Win 10) PC. But, even after following all steps (enabling WoL in BIOS) , it's not working. I thought that maybe magic packets weren't ...
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WOL works over internet for couple of seconds

I have 2 internet connections (ISP1 and ISP2) to my PC with a WiFi adapter and a wired NIC. I have a network of PCs connected to the NIC. I have a public static IP to the ISP2 router connected to the ...
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Is there a way to troubleshoot Wake on LAN on Windows 10?

I have an Asus Republic of Gamers laptop connected to a physical lan with a cable. I have recorded the MAC address of the network interface: ipconfig /all Ethernet adapter Ethernet: Connection-...
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Asus PRIME b450 plus Wake On Lan

I'm trying to get WoL to work on my board. Some specs: Asus PRIME b450 plus Ryzen 5 2600 WIN 10 Pro Steps I have done so far: Installed latest drivers for LAN card Disabled windows fast startup ...
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Internet not working after enabling Power on by PCI-E

I tried to setup wake on lan for my Ubuntu 19.04 PC. According to the docs I should enable "Power on PCI-E" option in a BIOS. Which i did. Set up ethetool and so on. After some time I ...
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How can I configure a Linux backup server such that the hard drives, including the system drive, are powered off when not in use?

I'm currently working on setting up a backup server for my NAS. This server is to take an incremental backup of my NAS every 24 hours, which should only take a few minutes. Yet, I want 24/7 remote ...
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Centos 8 Suspend/Sleep on inactivity

I have setup a Centos 8 workstation and have not found any way to get it to sleep even after lots of googling around. How do I get it to sleep on inactivity, and get it to Wake-On-Lan?
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How to test whether router blocks WOL

I'm trying to setup a basic remote WOL to my PC. The WOL on itself is working when I'm on the same network. I've added the address as a port forward with port set as port 9. I have other tools which ...
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Wake suspended computer on IP traffic

I have a server I seldom use. I would like to set it up to automatically suspend on idle or absence of network traffic. 1) When new traffic arrives, is it possible to wake the computer on any IP ...
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Wake on lan with Easybox & IPv6

Currently I am using TeamViewer to control a remote pc. Now I also want to be able to start that pc remotely. I was thinking about using the TeamViewer Wake on Lan fuctionality, but any other solution ...
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"Wake On Lan"-Cable - 3-Pin Connector type name

I am trying to find the name of the connector (company and connector type name) displayed below: This connector type was often used on PCI Network interface cards.
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Is there a way to power up PC by lan? [Win 10]

I have the server turned on all the time in the office's LAN. Others PC are turned off after regular workday. I want to remotely boot one of the PC from my home. I can use the remote desktop ...
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Unwanted WoWLan wake

I have a Z390 Aorus Pro Wifi Motherboard whose WiFi adapter has WoWLan support. I am running Windows 10 1909 Build and I am having a lot of problems getting the WoWLan to work correctly. For some ...
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Wake on LAN Issue

I just installed Pulseway Manager and enabled Wake on LAN. It was set up on port 9 UDP. With Pulseway app, I can use it normally when on same wifi. But as soon as I move to other apps on Google Play ...
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Test Wake-On-LAN without actually doing it?

I have a bizarre request. I seriously need to verify whether or not a PC is able to be powered on via WOL, meaning that the BIOS and power settings on the PC are set up correctly and it would boot up ...
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port 9 will not be opened on windows 7 [duplicate]

i am tyring to wake on lan via my windows mobile phone so i can remote, i have port forwarded my 3389 port on my router correctly and allowed access via public in the firewall and it works however ...
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ASUS Zenith Extreme - Wake on LAN not working from android

I cannot find anything relating to this specific motherboard. The ASUS Zenith Extreme. Here's what I've tried so far. If anyone owns this motherboard and got WOL working then please let me know if I ...
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Wake On Demand (Load Balanced Solutions ?)

I'm out of idea facing a challenging situation : Wake up a server on demand. The problem Wake-up a physical server that listen on specific port, when an incoming packet arrives. There may be a ...
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Odd wake on lan issue over a specific port

I'm at a loss on where to go from a troubleshooting standpoint. I want to use a software called Multiplicity to handle my KVM duties, as well as my wake on lan duties. Until i purchased said ...
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PC restarts instead of shutting down when powered on with WoL

I've recently started using an Android app to trigger wake-on-lan for my Windows 10 desktop PC. I didn't need to configure anything for this to work on the network card, Windows or BIOS. Problem is, ...
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Does the ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE support WOL

Does anyone know if the ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE supports Wake On LAN, and if so, how I can enable it? I can't seem to find an option to do so in the BIOS, but I'm hoping I'm overlooking something
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Wake on LAN doesn't work when power down from Windows

I'm attempting to use Wake on Lan turn on my Windows 10 computer from miles away, and I've gotten it to work when the computer is in sleep or hibernate mode, but not after it has been shut down. If I ...
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