Configure wake on LAN using system center configuration manager 2007

Client Side Configuration

Click on Start menu, Right Click My computer, Click Manage

OR Start menu>Run>Type devmgmt.msc


Click on Device manager, Expand Network Adapters>Right click on Generic Marvell Yukon chipset based Ethernet controller, Click on property


Click on advanced tab, select Wake From Shutdown, on the right hand side, Set value to on


Click Wake Up capabilities, on the right hand side set value to Magic packet


Click on Power management Tab, check Allow the Computer to turn off this device to save, Allow this device to bring the computer out of standby and only allow management stations to bring the computer out of standby


SCCM Configuration

Configure System center configuration manager 2007

Log on to SCCM server, open ConfigMgr Console, Expand Site management, right click Main site, click on Property


Click on Wake on LAN Tab, Check Enable Wake on LAN, Check Use Power on commands if the computers support technology, Check Unicast. you can select Subnet directed broadcast if your switch support subnet directed broadcast.


Click Port Tab, Select Wake on LAN


To use Wake on LAN functionality, always check Enable Wake on LAN in the schedule of deployment of any software.


There are lots of third party tools you can use to deploy wake on lan such as manageengine, solarwinds and specopssoft wake on lan tools. The painful part of this process would be, in some computer you have to go bios settings and set wake on lan on in power management. If you have dell pc, you can use dell client configuration utilities.

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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