Difference between revisions of "Wake on LAN"

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From the command line type;
 
From the command line type;
  
etherwake <mac-address of device> or even moonID (for MD/PC's)
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    etherwake <mac-address of device> or even moonID (for MD/PC's)
  
 
try;
 
try;
  
man etherwake
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  man etherwake
  
 
for more info. This will send a 'magic packet' to the device targeted and as long as that device has the bios & Network interface options to do WOL then your in business. Obviously you could build some scripts to make this work more slickly and also trigger those scripts based on other events or even time of day etc etc.
 
for more info. This will send a 'magic packet' to the device targeted and as long as that device has the bios & Network interface options to do WOL then your in business. Obviously you could build some scripts to make this work more slickly and also trigger those scripts based on other events or even time of day etc etc.

Revision as of 22:57, 5 December 2007

From the command line type;

   etherwake <mac-address of device> or even moonID (for MD/PC's)

try;

  man etherwake

for more info. This will send a 'magic packet' to the device targeted and as long as that device has the bios & Network interface options to do WOL then your in business. Obviously you could build some scripts to make this work more slickly and also trigger those scripts based on other events or even time of day etc etc.


Taken from the forum [1].