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Remote computer wake-up configurationWeezo let you remotely turn your computer on and off.
Remote wake-up requires compatible hardware, and configuration may be somewhat tricky.
How does remote wake-up works?
The computer must of course be plugged, and must not be in "Mechanical Off" state (turned off using the switch usually located on power block).
You may read Wikipedia's article to get more information about computer's states.
Network adapter/motherboard« Wake On LAN » must be turned on. This option is usually toggled in your computer's BIOS.
When properly set, most hardware keep a LED lit (on the motherboard or network card) when the computer is turned off.
WeezoYou must have a weezo.net account.
Remote computer wake-up can be configured through weezo.net account configuration ("Edit registration button on the lower right side of the interface").
URL or IP address
Select « Use IP address » if your ISP provides you a static IP address.
If your IP is dynamic - and thus periodically changes -, you have to create/use a Dynamic DNS account (http://dyndns.org for example) and configure your modem properly.
If your modem doesn't embed a dynamic DNS client, you may still use remote wake-up by checking the "Use IP address" box. Remote wake-up will work as long as your IP address is not renewed by your ISP...
This option sets the UDP port used to receive the wake-up message.
By default, the port is set to use the same port as the server.
If remote wake-up fails, you may try to use port 7 or port 9, which are generally used for this type of service.
Select your adapter in drop-down list.
If you can't find your adapter, just enter manually your MAC address.
This test will ask Weezo server to send a magic packet and check the computer receives it.
This test is used to check router configuration.
Full test is a real-life remote computer wake-up test: the computer is shut down, and a wake-up request is sent 3 minutes later by weezo.net server.
If everything is OK, the computer should turn on...
RouterThe configuration is similar to the one made for the server port routing: incoming UDP messages on specified port must be routed to the computer hosting Weezo. Weezo also uses UPnP to configure the router.
Unfortunately, router configuration might be partially reset on computer shutdown.
NB: no software firewall configuration is required, as software firewall is launched after computer start-up.
Simple test failurePossible causes:
Full test failure (simple test is OK)Possible causes:
Finding helpIf despite these explanations your computer still refuses to start, you might find usefull information on the web: