Console Tools on Collection: Wake on LAN

Console Tools on Collection: Wake On LAN

Send WOL packets to the selected device.


Navigate to the Wake On LAN Tool by right clicking on a Device Collection, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools on Collection > Wake On LAN:

Wake On LAN Navigation


When the action is run, the following dialog box will open:

WOL ScreenShot

  • The WOL can be executed immediate or scheduled for a future date.

When the tool is executed immediately, the following dialog box will open showing success or failure:

WOL ScreenShot

Recast Permissions

ConfigMgr Server
Wake on LAN
Task Scheduler
Schedule Task (optional)

Microsoft Permissions

  • This action requires some setup in your environment. If using the subnet directed broadcast option, the routers in your environment will need to allow these types of packets from your Recast installations. If using a Recast Server, these packets will need to be allowed from the Recast Server. When using unicast mode, some switches may need to be configured to forward UDP packets