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Wake On Lan 17 Aug 2017 19:45 #2657

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Is it possible to support some type of WOL for Windows machines? It seems FileWave captures most of the information needed to make this happen already. We are in the process of switching our management platform to FileWave and this is a feature our old software had that we miss.

Wake On Lan 18 Aug 2017 14:43 #2658

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Hi ecsfilewave,
I agree, this would be a valuable feature. It has been thought of in the past and is logged as feature request FF-833. I have added this thread as a reference to that engineering ticket and should there be any update, will circle back here.

thanks!
dave

Wake On Lan 18 Aug 2017 21:22 #2659

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Until something is implemented in FileWave it seems like this utility might provide some of the functionality you're looking for - www.nirsoft.net/utils/wake_on_lan.html#DownloadLinks . It comes with a commandline UI to boot so you could schedule a script to wake up a devices at a set time if you needed to.

Wake On Lan 06 Sep 2017 16:00 #2686

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Your mileage may vary but you could try scheduling a task to wake up the Windows PC as described at www.thewindowsclub.com/wake-up-computer-from-sleep-windows . You'd have to write a script you can add to a fileset to that would create this Task Scheduler item for you. It goes without saying that your client hardware and Windows configuration has to support this. This option seems easier to deal with than the WOL utility I mentioned before. Good luck.
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