What is Wake-On-LAN?

Wake-On-LAN is an Ethernet computer networking standard that allows a computer to be turned on or woken up remotely by a network message called the Magic Packet.   The motherboard should be on ACPI G1 or G2 state (hibernating or sleep mode).  The network card must be on reserve power.
FAQ ID: 1735
Created: 11/13/2008
Modified: 11/13/2008
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