Get the first machine to wake the second? <g>
Ken Wickes [MSFT]
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"David Shorthouse" <davidshorthouseshawnocrapmail.ca> wrote in message
news:pnLOa.390125$3C2.10684065news3.calgary.shaw. ca...need).> Hey folks,
> I have a great Linksys NIC that allows for both wake-on-LAN via magic
> packets (useless for my needs) or via ping / any other access (what IRemote> Consequently, when I forward specific ports in my router (like VPN orand> Desktop), I can remotely fire up my suspended machine from the WAN sidethe> access it no sweat.
> I just set-up a second machine behind the same router but it has a
> Realtek onboard NIC. All I seem to be able to do is WOL via magic packets.
> In other words, I cannot wake the machine up from the WAN side because I
> don't know of any way to send the packet through the router. Simply
> forwarding the same port any WOL utility uses doesn't solve the problem-> MAC address of the machine I want to fire up is hidden from the WAN side.
> Any ideas on how I can get this to work as efficiently as possible?