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How to Enable or Disable Wake On LAN for a Site

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

Enabling Wake On LAN in Configuration Manager 2007 allows the primary site server to send wake-up packets for the following Configuration Manager activities:

  • Software update deployments

  • Software distribution advertisements

  • Task sequence advertisements

Before you can enable these activities for Wake On LAN, you must enable the site for Wake On LAN.

To prevent the site server sending wake-up packets, disable the site for Wake On LAN.

To enable or disable the site the Wake On LAN, follow this procedure.

To enable or disable Wake on LAN for a site:

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

  2. Right-click <site code> -<site name> and then click Properties.

  3. On the Wake On LAN tab in the site properties dialog box, select the option Enable Wake On LAN for this site.

  4. Click OK.

    For information about the options in the Wake On LAN tab, see Site Properties: Wake On LAN Tab.

See Also

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
To contact the documentation team, email SMSdocs@microsoft.com.
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