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How do I troubleshoot Wake on LAN?
Last Updated: 1st January, 2020
- Confirm that the AC power is plugged in.
- Confirm that the link light remains on when the systemispowered off.
- Ensure that WOL is enabled in the BIOS underPowerManagement settings.
- Ensure that Deep Sleep is disabled in the BIOS (notapplicableto all systems).
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Regarding this, how Wake on LAN works?
Wake on LAN works by sending awake-upframe or packet to a client machine from a servermachine that hasremote network management software installed. TheWake onLAN network adapter installed in the client receivesthewake-up frame and turns on.
Similarly, does Wake on LAN work when computer is off? Wake-on-LAN (WoL) is a networkstandardthat allows a computer to be turned on remotely,whetherit's hibernating, sleeping, or even completely poweredoff.It works by receiving what's called a "magicpacket" that'ssent from a WoL client.
Beside above, how do I enable Wake on LAN Windows 10?
Enabling Wake on LAN onWindows10 Press Windows key + X to bring up thehiddenquick access menu, and select Device Manager. ExpandNetworkadapters in the device tree, select your Ethernetadapter,right-click it and then selectProperties.
What port is WOL?
Wake-On-LAN uses UDP. Many utilitiesuseports 7 or 9, but you can use any port you likeforthis. You'll need to forward a UDP port to all IPaddressesbehind your router—you can't just forward to aspecific IPaddress.