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HP Procurve 1800-24G WOL

Sky BT
Occasional Advisor

HP Procurve 1800-24G WOL

Hi everyone,
We have a problem with HP Procurve 1800-24G switches Wake On Lan not work on computers connected to this switches. I now that WOL require IP-direct packed forwarding enabled but in this switches I can't found this option.

How to I can resolve this problem?

Thank You.
1 REPLY
Matt Hobbs
Honored Contributor

Re: HP Procurve 1800-24G WOL

The 1800-24G is a fairly basic Layer-2 only switch, a WOL packet (broadcast) will go out to all stations connected - no special configuration is required.

If you are trying to wake a machine from a different VLAN, you would need to enable ip-directed broadcast on the interconnecting router - not on the 1800.