Wake on LAN (WOL) is a standard that allows you to turn on a computer from another location over a
network connection or Internet - read more about Wake-On-LAN and its proper configuration
(rarely you can see it named as Wake-On-WAN. WAN = wide area network, such as Internet).
This page is an online Wake-On-LAN tool that allow you to wake up your remote computer over Internet. It can be used for PC maintainence or any similiar purpose.
The only things you should know are IP address of remote computer and it's MAC address.
Hint: You can discover IP and MAC address of your computer by running:
on the computer, or you can try to find it's MAC from another computer in your local network by pinging it, then displaying ARP table (where you can see IP to MAC correspondence):
If you use a router you need to set it to forward all broadcast
traffic from some port (typically 9) on your PC.
This will only works if you have a dedicated, always-on internet connection,
and a configurable router.
Here is generic configuration for router (may vary depend on your router and IP addresses used):
Name: WakeOnLan Broadcast
IP Address: 192.168.0.255 <--- here is the private broadcast IP address, NOT your IP like 192.168.0.1
Private Port: 9
Public Port: 9
Please note, some router need specific configuration, please read the article if this guide don't work for you.
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