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Does APC support Wake On LAN technology?

FA156155

22/03/2014


Issue

Does APC support Wake On LAN technology?


Product Line

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Environment
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Cause



Background about Wake On LAN technology - t
he computer/machine to be "woken" is shutdown with power reserved for the network card, but not disconnected from its power source. The network card listens for a specific packet containing its MAC address called the "Magic Packet", broadcast on the broadcast address for that particular subnet.


Resolution

Currently, Wake On LAN is not implemented/supported by any APC product.