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We've got different VLANs and a LanSweeperServer from where we would like to perform WOL for the whole institution. Is there a possibility to wake up computers in different networks from one SERVERß
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Wake on LAN uses IP broadcasts to send messages, by default these packets will not leave the subnet. To send the wake on LAN action to a different subnet you have 3 options:

  • Configure your routers to allow directed broadcasts
  • Install a separate scanning server on each subnet. (This requires a license that allows more than 1 scanning server)
  • Use VLANs to connect your scanning server part directly to each subnet.

The following links could also assist in configuring WOL further:

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