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Offline ahmedzerouki

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wake on lan between vlans
« on: February 08, 2015, 06:55:30 PM »
hello,
I will need to enable wake on lan in my network that is composed of several vlan.we have nortel switches. my question is: how to send magic packets between vlans, without enable IP directed broadcast. We thought about putting a computer in every vlan, but we find it's not a very good idea. all suggestions are welcome. thank you in advance.


Offline Michael McNamara

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Re: wake on lan between vlans
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2015, 09:19:12 PM »
You must have directed IP broadcast enabled for Wake on LAN to function properly, or (as you alluded to) you must source the packet from the local network.
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