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Wake-on-LAN (WOL) is an Ethernet networking standard that allows a computer to be turned on or woken up by a network message.
A Wake on LAN message can be generated in iViewer. This must be programmed through guiDesigner.
Make sure you have created a project in the Projects Tree.
In the System Manager, add a system. Configure it with the following properties:
Next, we will use the WOL Generator to create the “Magic Packet” required to make the WOL command work.
To do this:
Viewon the menu bar, then choose
Hex Formatis ticked
Generate Magic Packet
The WOL magic packet will be generated in the field below.
An example of a WOL magic packet:
Now we need to create a command.
Add a command to the system you created earlier with the following properties:
You may now use this command as you would any other, eg:
To learn more about wake on LAN, visit the Wake on LAN page on Wikipedia.