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KB01642 - Using the Wake-on-LAN (WoL) Velocity Macro

SKUs: AT-VGW-250

Summary: Using the Wake-on-LAN (WoL) Velocity Macro

This guide provides helpful tips for using the WoL Velocity feature.



Wake-on-LAN is useful for waking up devices that are in a sleep state. For instance, waking a conference room computer when the room is turned on. Depending on your equipment manufacturer, WoL can power on some devices which are fully off. However, waking from sleep mode is generally most reliable.

Wake-on-LAN uses "Magic Packets" broadcast over a network. These packets must contain the MAC address for the device to wake.


The Velocity Macro

Use XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format for your Velocity macro MAC Address as shown:



This macro will turn on a computer with the MAC address of 00:1E:06:34:E1:EE when the room is turned on.


Article ID: KB01642


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