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Wake On Lan using a nic attached to a NetworkManager bridge interface

I have been trying to set up an environment for my hypervisor, which is just a Debian Bookworm running qemu. I have been using the web interface Cockpit to help me see things when the terminal is too ...
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Wake on wlan should work but doesn't

Following these instructions, I found that phy0 on my desktop should support wake on wlan and turned it on. [root@Arch alex]# iw phy0 wowlan show WoWLAN is enabled: * wake up on magic packet However,...
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How to debug Wake-on-lan not working sometimes?

Could somebody point me to any strategies for debugging wake-on-lan? I use nixOS, gnome, sometimes and put my desktop to suspend via the corner menu, sometimes it goes to suspend via inactivity. ...
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WoWLAN not working

WoLAN works fine but WoWLAN isn't on ubuntu 22.04 $iw list | grep -A 4 "WoWLAN support" * wake up on disconnect * wake up on magic packet * wake up on pattern match, up to 20 ...
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Problem with WOL over docking hub when device is shut down from within Linux, but not from within Windows

I have a Dell laptop which is connected to a Dell WD19TB dock. It is set up to be able to dual boot into Windows 10 as well as Kubuntu 22.04 (the problem also existed with 20.04). When I turn off the ...
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Wake-On-Lan does not work after shutdown -f command

I have a Debian server and each time I shutdown with poweroff -f command, the Wake-On-Lan is not working. How can I use poweroff command without losing the Wake-On-Lan functionality?
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How to forward a WOL package upstream?

I know how to use wakeonlan with -i <IP> to wake a device that is located in a different LAN. But somehow it will not work in a certain - "upstream" - direction: When I am on a device ...
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Send an ad-hoc WOL packet without depending on binaries

Under a VPN exist a variety of machines that have their mobo's WOL protocol enabled. With that said, I wish to create a script that creates a WOL packet that can be sent to a specific machine of the ...
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Machine hangs shortly after wake-on-lan, works perfectly otherwise

I have a Debian Linux machine in a distant location. When I switch it on using WOL, it starts all right and works for some 15 minutes, then it becomes unreachable on the network. I can still log from ...
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ARP Entry OPENWRT Not Permanent

I am a bit of a networking noob right now. I am currently trying to get WOL(WOW) working using ARP Entries. Wake on Lan will always work with the configuration i am using right now, sending a magic ...
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Wake-on-LAN via SSH and Suspend problem

I am triying to wake-on-line via SSH. I have done it once but after I suspend remote desktop via sudo systemctl suspend suspend, I can not do it again. All steps I have done is from this link. I think,...
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Sometimes sudden shutdown after serverstart followed by automatic restart after about 5 Minutes

I wake up my homeserver via wake on lan. Most of the times, after about 45 seconds I can hook into the machine with ssh. That is perfectly fine. It appears, that when the last log in was a longer time ...
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Debian Wake on LAN Packet Forwarding?

I have an untangle box (debian 10 underneath) that I am attempting to forward a WOL packet from a host in one subnet to a host in another subnet. My initial solution to this was to use knockd, listen ...
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How to use `wakeonlan` with a VPN active?

Today, I've started using the PIA (Private Internet Access - Version 2.9) VPN service via their native application to set things up, everything works like a charm so far, apart wakeonlan some-mac-...
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How to wake-on-lan via internet with python code?

My home network diagram is simple as below: internet --> Optical modem --> router --> pc1 ,pc2 111.111.111.111--> 192.168.1.1 -->192.168.31.1 --> 192.168.31.144,192.168....
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WOL from Windows works, etherwake from debian doesn't

I have an EdgeRouter. It's basically a Debian OS device. When I send a command etherwake -D XX:XX.... it says Sendto worked ! 116.. But nothing happens. The target machine stays off. Now I use this ...
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How can I get WoL to stay awake when the OS is online

I have some unique hardware where the onboard NIC's WoL output is wired to cause a system reset, I believe by NMI, instead of causing a power-on. It was made like this, I think, to facilitate remote ...
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Linux kernel waking laptop due to custom M.2 E-key chip

I recently swapped my internal wifi card with a Coral Edge Tpu Straight to the problems occurred: laptop doesn't stay in sleep state: it immediately wakes up, even with the lid closed laptop doesn't ...
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Recover DELL R815 from s2ram

My server is suspended to RAM using s2ram. Pressing the power button does nothing. How can I get it running again?
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How to wake on SSH with NetworkManager

How do I persist a wake-via-ssh setting with NetworkManager? According to this question and the arch-wiki that it cites, I can enable Wake-on-LAN with a magic packet using, # ethtool -s <interface&...
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Ubuntu - Wake On Lan stopped working

On a dual boot computer (Ubuntu Desktop 19.04 first / Windows 10 Pro second) I set up WakeOnLan on the ubuntu side with the command : sudo ethtool -s eno1 wol g I also installed gnome-tweak-tool in ...
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Help me find my Debian Linux IRQ Kernel Panic Trace problem

I have been having kernel panic traces crashing my media server. Nothing is running or installed outside the normal Debian packages and nothing that would have anything to do with the kernel. It runs ...
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Wake on Lan: cannot enable

I am trying to set up wake on lan on my Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I have (as far as I know) enabled the feature in the BIOS. The interface details are user@pc:~$ sudo ethtool enp6s0 Settings for enp6s0: ...
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WOL on Debian 10 doesn't work (works on windows!)

There are too many similar question in Stack without answer! so please read this LINK first. Problem is: Wol was working with windows but doesn't under Debian; seems it's known problem according to ...
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Wake on lan from custom router (raspberry pi)

Continuation from this question I want to send magic packet for wake on lan from my custom router(raspberry pi). Below is network image; I used wakeonlan to send magic packet. However, Desktop PC ...
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Wake on lan via my custom router

I want to use wake on lan via my custom router. Below image is my networking image. I could make connection from smart phone to raspi3 using google cloud platform and VPN (softether), and from raspi3 ...
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Remote wake on lan signal doesn't reaches the target machine

I want to trigger a wake up on a target machine, wich is behind a firewall. The signal for this is a magic packet to the 9/udp port. My signal goes through the router and reaches a Debian server with ...
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Wake on lan with only two devices on the network

I am trying to make wake-on-lan work with one device I am connected to directly. I have enabled the feature in the BIOS, and tried multiple times to use wakeonlan with it. Because there are only two ...
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How to enable WoW/WoWLAN

What do you enable/disable Wireless Wake On LAN/Wake on Wifi/Wake on Wireless LAN so that a magic packet can wake the server/PC up?
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wowlan prevents all sleeping

I'm trying to get my desktop configured to have wake-on-wireless-LAN working. I've turned it on with: > sudo iw phy0 wowlan enable magic-packet and I can confirm that it's enabled: > iw phy ...
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wol: MagicPacket received; machine not waking up

As a follow up to this question. I've confirmed and double-checked that the MagicPacket is not filtered that the ethernet-card in the machine is powered after shutdown that the MagicPacket is ...
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jessie: wake-on-lan -> ok; stretch: wake-on-lan -> broken

I upgraded a headless machine (with openmediavault) from jessie to stretch and after that wake-on-lan stopped working. I ran down the following checks: >ethtool eth0 ------------------- Supports ...
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Cron and etherwake on Raspbian

I wrote a small application, which runs etherwake. From bash it works fine and wakes up another PC. But if it is launched from crontab, then nothing happens. Has anyone encountered a similar problem ...
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How to capture WOL packets?

I used sudo tcpdump -v -i eth0 ether proto 0x0842 or udp port 9 but didn't see anything when WakeMeOnLan from NirSoft wakes the computer. The same with Wireshark
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WOL on multihomed host

Topology: xDSL modem <-ethernet 'wan'-> Linux Host(two NICs) <-ethernet lan'->sleeping linux ITX host. Linux host is 5.0.0-arch1-1-ARCH and ITX host is some recent LibreElec release. Testing ...
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WoL doesn't work

I have two computers DELL OPTIPLEX 960 connected to one switch. Both have CentOs 7 with minimal installation. IPs are 192.168.8.51/24 (MAC 00:26:b9:86:85:13) and 192.168.8.52/24 (MAC 00:26:b9:86:84:5f)...
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Wake on LAN directly via Ethernet

I want to use wake on lan with my LG TV but it is only supported via cable connection. Is it possible to connect small computer (Orange Pi) directly to the TV via cable and send Wake packets directly?
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Wake on LAN a laptop when the lid is closed

I have an old laptop (Asus n56v) that I turned into a home lab by installing Proxmox hypervisor, it works well and also WOL (wake on LAN) work. I need to store it lid-closed because I only manage it ...
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Why am I required to use an IP address when Waking-on-LAN a computer?

I have a new GNU/Linux Debian 9 server installation. This is what I get from ethtool: root@web-server:~# ethtool enp2s0 Settings for enp2s0: Supported ports: [ TP MII ] Supported ...
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How to start sshd automatically [closed]

I'm having an issue with ssh. My idea was to set up Wake on Lan on my pc, which runs Kali Linux Rolling (2008.1), and using ssh to connect to it after it booted. Everything works fine, except for ...
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Wake-on-LAN via SSH

I have been using Wake-on-LAN successfully for many years now for a number of my Linux devices. It works well enough. However, I also have a Mac Mini at home. I have noticed that it goes to sleep and ...
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Battery drains while powered off after upgrade to kernel 4.13

After upgrading to kernel 4.13, the battery of my laptop started to drain while powered off (about 30% in one day). This didn't happen if I booted the laptop from kernel 4.12 or Windows 8.1, so the ...
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How to wake on lan with IP address?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 for my OS system. I'm trying to set the wake on lan with IP Address. For my previously method, I can do it with MAC address(HWaddr) in local network area. But now I want to ...
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Why does wake-on-lan stop working after some time?

I have a desktop computer at home that I want to be off when I leave the house, but I want to be able to wake it up remotely if I ever need to, so a few days ago I enabled WOL on it in the BIOS. Using ...
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Deep packets inspection to detect WOL

I want to listen for WOL (Wake-On-LAN) packets. As WOL packets can be UDP/TCP/whatever (yes, even TCP, but probably useless), I have to check every incomming packets for the WOL specific pattern. ...
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Ethernet port not blinking in sleep mode although WOL enabled

I have laptop Toshiba A300 with CentOS 7. I have WOL enabled in BIOS and ethtool shows it's enabled: [root@okvmhguest4 ~]# ethtool enp2s0 | grep Wake-on Supports Wake-on: pumbg Wake-...
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Turn on my Ubuntu server remotely?

I have a Ubuntu server (16.10) at home and was wondering if there is a way to turn it on remotely when I am away from home? I set up Wake-On-LAN but that only seems to work when I'm using another ...
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WoWLAN Wake on Wireless LAN with AR9462 - command not supported at 'iw enable'

I try to enable Wake On Wireless LAN (WOW, WoWLAN) on my LinuxMint system with wifi AR9462 controller. I already tried several kernel versions (e.g. 3.19, ...). Currently, I run Ubuntu version 4.4.0-...
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Wake on LAN not working on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to setup wake on LAN on my desktop which has Ubuntu 16.04 running. I've tried a lot, following different manuals and troubleshooting, but with no luck. When the computer is off or on ...
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Startup script on Debian 8 (Jessie) with etherwake won't work

I'm attempting to remotely wake a slave machine when the master boots up through a bash script using the etherwake command to send magic packets. Both OSs are Debian 8. The full code is written below: ...
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