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We're having some issues getting machines to WOL . We recently Vlan'd our entire network and I suspect this ...
4th October 2013, 11:32 AM #1
Powershell - Wake On Lan
We're having some issues getting machines to WOL. We recently Vlan'd our entire network and I suspect this is what is causing the problem.
We don't want to think about reconfiguring switches etc yet so I'm looking to write a powershell script that would invoke a wake up.
I've googled around but half of the scripts I've found don't work (I get script errors etc) I just think it would be easier to write my own, but I'm not sure what cmdlets I'd have to push to get the desired results.
4th October 2013, 12:08 PM #2
It will probably be the VLAN. WOL is a broadcast and VLANS block broadcast.
If you use CISCO you need to setup an ACL something like this if i recall
access-list 101 permit udp host <server-ip> any eq 7
This will help - Catalyst Layer 3 Switch for Wake-On-LAN Support Across VLANs Configuration Example - Cisco Systems
8th October 2013, 11:07 AM #3
We had the same issue on our vLAN'd network....
It was getting too complicted for me so had to ditch the idea - was spending too long and not getting anywhere
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