Solved

Wake on LAN fro Dell Server

Posted on 2004-10-14
6
7,243 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
how do i wake a Dell PowerEdge 2650 Server using WOL? (Wake-on-Lan) NIC is a Broadcom NetXtreme 10/100/1000 copper

z
0
Comment
Question by:zeek_ja
6 Comments
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
philby11 earned 168 total points
ID: 12314170
hi there,
you will have to make sure that the bios is set for WOL.
then in the properties of your NIC on the power management section check
"allow this device to bring the computer out of standy"
then go here

http://www.matcode.com/wol.htm
it's free
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:tfjeff
tfjeff earned 166 total points
ID: 12316290
you can also do the same thing with the embedded remote access controller (the port on the back that has a wrench logo).
Check here for further documentation
http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/software/smdrac3/rac/en/is/racugc4.htm
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:XSINUX
XSINUX earned 166 total points
ID: 12318059
You must note that the Embedded NICs (both) support WOL in 10 or 100 Mbit mode only. Support for WOL is not provided in 1000 Mbit mode. Both of the NICs can support PXE Boots. If it still does not work it is very important to update the Latest drivers or else the WOL would be a dormant function.

Note : Must Ensure that the NIC is Set to 100Mbps Max. You can do this in the advanced settings of the NIC in Device Manager.

Solution
1) Enable Wake on Lan from Bios ( If seen  or update the NIC Drivers )

2) In Microsoft Windows, right-click the Network Adapter in Network Connections and then click Properties.

3) Click the Configure button and then the General tab.
4) Set the Wake Up Capabilities parameter to Both, Magic Packet, None, or Wake Up Frame

Download the WOL Magic Packet Initiator Utility from this site http://www.matcode.com/wol.htm

Hope that helps

Cheers
Sinu

0

Featured Post

Active Directory Webinar

We all know we need to protect and secure our privileges, but where to start? Join Experts Exchange and ManageEngine on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:00 AM PDT to learn how to track and secure privileged users in Active Directory.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The Rasberry PI is a low cost piece of hardware that you can have a lot of fun with through experimenting and building/working on projects like media players, running a low cost computer, build data loggers etc. - see: https://www.raspberrypi.org
Does your iMac really need a hardware upgrade? Will upgrading RAM speed-up your computer? If yes, then how can you proceed? Upgrading RAM in your iMac is not as simple as it may seem. This article will help you in getting and installing right RA…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

828 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question