How to Configure a Software Distribution Mandatory Advertisement for Wake On LAN

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

When a Configuration Manager 2007 site is enabled for Wake On LAN, software distribution assignments that are configured with a mandatory advertisement can be configured for Wake On LAN. This option is specified as advertisement property, and can also be enabled in the Distribute Software Wizard on the Assign Program page.

Use the following procedure to configure software distribution for Wake On LAN.

To configure a software distribution mandatory advertisement for Wake On LAN

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Computer Management / Software Distribution / Advertisements.

  2. Right-click the advertisement that supports the software distribution you want to enable for Wake On LAN, and then click Properties.

  3. On the Schedule tab, select the option Enable Wake on LAN.

    If this option is not enabled, the advertisement is not configured as a mandatory assignment. Only software distributions that are configured as mandatory can be enabled for Wake On LAN.

  4. Click OK.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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