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Questions tagged [wake-on-lan]

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Wake mac from VNC

I have a mac mini only connected to Ethernet and power and trying to VNC to it from my laptop. I tried to wake the mac from sleep through VNC but it doesn't work. I have to enable the "Prevent ...
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I'm using a 2008 Mac Pro as a home media server, how to get Wake On Network Access to work? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make use of an old Mac Pro with 10.6.8 I had lying around as a wireless home media server, backed up with Time Machine. I'm just using a standard Huawei router provided to me by my ISP. ...
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Sony Airplay Speakers LAN port connection vs Airport Express standalone Airplay receiver only

After searching for a long time, I could not find the solution, on the internet. I hope someone can help me, to configure my setup with following equipment : Airport Express https://www.apple.com/...
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How to setup TeamViewer wake up on lan on MacBook Air

I wanted to setup TeamViewer on my MacBook Air (2015, macOS Sierra 10.12.1) to wake up on LAN. Does MacBook allow wake up on LAN (WOL)?
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Wake on Network for Alternate Ports

My ethernet wired 2012 iMac with 10.11.6 is able to wake from sleep for SSH and AFP access. "Wake for network access" is checked in System Preferences : Energy Saver. There is no Bonjour Proxy or ...
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Can I get my Mac to wake from sleep for an SSH connection?

I use Infuse on my iPad to play videos stored on my Mac. However, after a few tens of minutes, the connection drops, and it doesn't reconnect. Restarting Infuse doesn't help. When I walk over to the ...
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Waking Mac over WiFi by Linux

Does anyone know if a mac can be woken up from the sleep state by a Linux machine over WiFi? The router is non-Apple.
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WoL Mac from power-off mode?

is there a way to wake the Mac out of a complete power off? I normally don't use the sleep mode,but I also want to wake the Mac sometimes for various reasons (it's a part of my entertainment system). ...
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How can I wake up a MacBook with lid closed?

How can I wake up my MacBook pro with an iPhone, when the lid closed (no external display)? MacBook is not connected to power and there's a local wifi that it can connect to.
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Wake On Lan (WOL) iMac 2009 El Capitan, Sierra, not working

System: iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2009) El Capitan 10.11.6 Non-Apple modem/router Wake on LAN isn’t working. I have tried a variety of methods: iOS apps (Fing, iNet, Mocha); Mac applications and ...
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Mac not re-waking networked PC

I have a simple home network with 2 Macs, a Windows 7 PC, and an OpenELEC PC. I sometimes watch media using VLC from the OpenELEC machine. It is set in such a way that it goes to sleep when possible ...
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Wake on LAN on Linux

I just learned that I could wake my Macbook Air 2012 from sleep over the LAN under OS X. However, I can't make it work under Linux with the method described on the Arch Wiki. Has anyone managed to ...
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Wake On Lan Sleeping Mac Issues

I am having trouble with Wake On Lan for my Mac. I am trying to wake it over the internet from my phone so I can log in to TeamViewer and control it remotely. I don't know if it is my router that is ...
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Can an appleTV wake up an iMac to stream it's itunes

Let's say I have an imac with all of my videos on, which has been synced with itunes. If my computer has gone onto standby, but I am in the other room with an appleTV and want to watch something from ...
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Wake-on-Lan Protocol

What kind of WoL protocol does OS X use? Trying to explain. When I use OS X on my Mac Mini and it is going to sleep it wakes up automatically when receiving any packets (e.g. when I try to connect ...
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WakeOnLan not working from MacBook Air

I have installed wakeonlan using MacPorts, but I can't get it to work over WiFi. I can, however, use ssh from my MacBook to log in to another machine in the network over WiFi (an Ubuntu OS system) ...
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Simulating an event to wake my Mac

Events like EC.cause/GIGE/LIDO/OHC/PWRB/RTC/USB# can wake up a Mac. Is there a way to programatically simulate either of these ? WOL is out of the question as my machine doesn't support WOL on WiFi. ...
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Waking closed lid macbooks using wireless

We have carts of MacBooks and MacBook Pros that students use and close the lid and put them back in cart when they are done. They use wireless networking and don't have USB or displays connected. I ...
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Apple TV Not Waking on Demand for Computer Behind Switch

I can Home Share between a Mac Mini, Mac Pro, and my AppleTV with no problems as long as the two computers are awake. The ATV finds and streams the libraries with no problems. The Mac Mini and ATV ...
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How to use Wake On Demand?

I want to setup wake-on-demand as described here so I can remote wake up my computer and ssh into it while I am oversea. My iMac did not have ethernet connection and I want to wake-up it using Wifi. ...
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Wake on LAN with iMac

Which iMac models support wake on LAN (ethernet)? I've enabled "Wake for Administrator Access" but I can't wake up the Mac from Off or Sleep states. I'm using my tried-and-true tomato firmware which ...