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Archive for July 25th, 2014

Mac/PC: sending Wake-on-LAN (WOL) packets

Posted by jpluimers on 2014/07/25

I’ve succesfully woken up these machines:

  • HP XW6600 running ESXi 5.1
  • ThinkPad W701U running Windows 7

I still need to try to wake up a Mac Mini Server running OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard).

MacBook Air on 10.7 (Lion) and Retina on 10.8 (Mountain Lion) won’t work as they are WiFi only, and WOL does not work over WiFi.

On 10.7 and up it might not work on a Mac Mini Server either, as Apple Introduced Dark Wake.

I used these tools to send WOL packets: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in *nix, Apple, ESXi5.1, Ethernet, Hardware, HP XW6600, Linux, Network-and-equipment, openSuSE, OS X, OS X Lion, OS X Mountain Lion, OS X Snow Leopard, Power User, SuSE Linux, Virtualization, VMware, VMware ESXi, Wake-on-LAN (WoL), Windows, Windows 7 | Leave a Comment »

 
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