WoL doesn't work reliably

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Jeff Wilder, User (Posts: 4)

Mar 06, 2017 2:33:08 am EST

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Hi, I grabbed this script to test WoL of my systems:
And I found that it works every time if I specify the network level broadcast IP of  It doesn't work on my network if I specify the physical broadcast IP of

The WoL in RU has worked on occasion, but most of the time it does not.  I'm wondering if it is strictly broadcasting to  If so, is there any way I can specify a custom broadcast address?

Windows 10 Anniversary Update (build 14393)
Remote Utilities 6.5

Conrad, Support (Posts: 2592)

Mar 07, 2017 12:04:13 am EST

Hello Jeff,

Thank you for your message.

I forwarded your request to our developers and was told that while we couldn't immediately implement what you ask we would still try to see what we can do.  

Let me know if you have other questions.

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