Wake on LAN is a feature where one can send a broadcast over the network to boot a machine.

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Wake On LAN behaviour - works intermittently

When I send WoL packets over my network the specified boxes tend to wake up the first time I send the packet each day, but if I turn the box off then subsequent WoL packets tend to be unsuccessful. ...
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I would like to start multiple computers at once, What software do I use?

I have turned on Wake On Lan on all of the BIOSes in the PCs and I have a simple batch file that runs a free command wolcmd.exe Wake on Lan Command Line The syntax is as follows: wolcmd [mac ...
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Ubuntu wake-on-lan for Dell 4550?

I'm asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't have access to this hardware, but I can contact my friend to get more info as required. Does anyone know how to get wake-on-lan to work on a ...
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How to set up subnets for small business infrastructure

At one location we have a single server (also a DHCP server) and much less than 254 clients. Many are wired, but there are also a couple of wireless routers, which occasionally have their wired ports ...
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Windows XP Wake-On-Lan problem/question

I've been trying to make wake-on-lan work in Windows XP and I've succeeded partially. If I turn off my computer 'the right way' I can wake the machine using the magic packet without a problem. If I ...
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automatically backing up data onto another pc

I have a machine running ubuntu server that I have set up to Wake on LAN I also have a few pc running Windows XP. What I want is to set it up so that every day or every time I log in or out, for an ...
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Can't get Windows 2008 R2 support for Wake-On-Lan

I am trying to get a Windows 2008 R2 server to Wake On Lan (WOL), but I am failing. Before you ask the usual questions: 1: YES - the hardware supports it (Dell Precision T3400) 2: YES - the BIOS is ...
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How to get ethtool wake-on-lan setting to “stick”?

I have a couple of machines in my server room normally powered off which it's useful to be able to power up remotely. One of them is an old dual-P3 IBM serverWorks Intel STL2 machine on which ...
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How to connect to a computer that is in Sleep mode over the internet

How to connect to a computer that is in Sleep mode over the internet? I am using LogMeIn to connect to another computer offsite. I just installed Windows 7 RC on that system and found that the Sleep ...
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Workstation on the network turns on automatically

I have something weird happening, where I think the network could be the cause: When I turn off one of the workstation (Windows XP Pro) on the network, it will automatically restart after 10 minutes ...
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What does a magic packet look like?

What does a magic packet contain and what options does the protocol provide?
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How to stop computer waking up from sleep when LAN connected

I have a Compaq desktop machine that wakes up from sleep only when the LAN cable is connected to it. The WOL feature is DISABLED in the BIOS, so why does it keep waking up? And why is it getting told ...
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Wake on Lan in Sleep/Hybernate mode Vista

If I put my computer to sleep I can wake it up remotely for the first few minutes. However if I let it sleep for an hour or so I cannot wake it unless I type on the keyboard. Any idea how I can ...
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Wake on Lan for Linksys WRT54GS

I have a Linksys router WRT54GS V1 Firmware version 4.71.4. I am having issues getting the router to allow me to use wake on lan over the internet. If I send a magic packet to the local subnet it ...
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Does Wake-on-LAN work with non-integrated ethernet adapters?

Interested in the information presented for this question: http://serverfault.com/questions/5931/turn-on-home-computer-remotely but I'm wondering if I absolutely need to use a motherboard integrated ...
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Laptop waking from sleep

I have a laptop which has "recently" turned into the proverbial baby, and refuses to sleep through the night, or for that matter, through some days. I'm a little lost when it comes to trying to debug ...
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Automated Enable of Wake on LAN

Does anyone know of an automated way to enable Wake on LAN capabilities in the BIOS?
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Is wireless wake on lan possible?

I don't really have much to add to the question in the title.. Is it possible to wake a computer via a wireless network card? (Assuming that a wireless card doesn't consume enough power to make ...
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Wake on Lan tool for Windows?

Can anyone recommend a good Wake on Lan tool for Windows? Either a commandline/windows app/script to send the "magic packet" and turn on a computer.