Wednesday, November 11, 2009

[TechRepublic] Using Magic Packet utility to send Wake-on-LAN commands

Trouble viewing this mail? Read it online | Manage my newsletters | Unsubscribe

TechRepublic Network Administrator

TechRepublic Member | November 11, 2009

Using Magic Packet Utility to send wake on LAN commands

Using wake on LAN technologies is frequently reserved for systems management software, but it is handy to know how to do the command. IT pro Rick Vanover shows how to perform the magic packet boot. Read more

Resource of the day

Looking for a new job? Find out how much you should be asking for.

IT professionals - Use the activeTechPros IT Salary Benchmark Report to check on salaries between 36 different IT job functions.

* * * * * * * * * * * *
Business professionals - Use the activeBizPros Salary Benchmark Wizard to check on salaries for various business job functions.

Register for free access to this salary resource.

Are you an expert?


Call for Network Administration writers

Are you interested in writing for TechRepublic? If you have expertise in the areas of network design, network security, optimization, routing and switching technologies, or general network administration, send an inquiry to with "Call for writers" in the subject line.


Avoid the most common culprits for single points of failure on small to midsize networks

Derek Schauland shares a recent hiccup on his network and how it spurred him to revisit areas where there could be single points of failure. Here are some common culprits to address in your business continuity planning. Read more

Create ACLs for API-driven cloud storage with CloudBerry Explorer

Cloud storage is a challenge for organizations in many ways, with security being one of the foremost concerns. IT pro Rick Vanover shows how to modify access control lists in cloud storage with a free tool. Read more

Additional TechRepublic resources


It's Microsoft Patch Tuesday: November 2009

Justin James gathers the information you need to make the right decision on applying Microsoft's November patches in your organization. Read more

Finish this sentence: "I ________ Google"

Jack Wallen explains why he thinks Google is, indeed, a friend to the open source community, even though many people have negative feedback about its efforts. Do you have a beef with Google? Read more

Microsoft's UAC: A change in philosophy from Vista to Windows 7?

Microsoft changed the way UAC works in Windows 7, weakening the security of the operating system according to experts. Has Trustworthy Computing taken a back seat to functionality? Read more

Five rules for protecting Windows with antivirus software

The best rules of thumb for virus protection on Microsoft Windows are the same as they have been for years. Chad Perrin lists the five rules of thumb for protecting a Windows computer with antivirus software. Read more

Admin's Guide to Active Directory

Have extra budget to spend? Then order our Administrator's Guide to Active Directory, 2nd Edition. From planning to implementation to troubleshooting, you'll have the resources, templates, and checklists to meet every Active Directory challenge. Order it today! Administrator's Guide to Active Directory, 2nd Ed.

Featured multimedia


Panda Cloud Antivirus leaves beta

Panda Cloud Antivirus is notable as a free security solution for two reasons: Panda is a reputable security vendor, and the program achieves its goal of freeing up system resources.

View on site

Featured Webcast

Live Webcast: Speed ROI On Your Database Upgrade

Been questioning the real cost of upgrading your database infrastructure? Learn how to lower the cost of your data with IBM System x Servers and DB2.

SmartPlanet resources

Can we wire our way to economic opportunity?

The next great dietary fad: apples

Next gen UI: Learning tools and toys for the digital age

TechRepublic newsletters


Get Mac tips, smartphones news, product reviews, and need-to-know lists in the following TechRepublic newsletters.

Automatically sign up today:

Macs in Business


Product Spotlight

10 Things

Today's recommended downloads

Looking for a new job? Find out how much you should be asking for.

Live Webcast: Delivering Continuous Data Protection (ARCserve)

Management Brief: The Bottom-Line Impact of Virtualization (IBM)

Live Webcast: Speed ROI On Your Database Upgrade (IBM)

Business Research and Development Spotlight: Crossing the Valley of Death (Quest Software)


10 things I'd like to see in the next version of Windows

Now that IT pros have started kicking the Windows 7 tires, it makes sense to consider the next round of improvements. Alan Norton shares his list of the changes he hopes to see. Read more

Subscribe to the 10 Things feed.

Get more from TechRepublic

TR Dojo: Five reasons why Windows 7 XP Mode will encourage upgrades

How Google became the George Washington of the Internet

The parts of a job interview that you can control

Podcast: Will business users take the bait on the Verizon Droid?

Featured training courses


CCNA Boot Camp v2.0

ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V4]

Understanding Networking Fundamentals

SNAF - Securing Networks with ASA Fundamentals

Browse all training courses

Presented by Global Knowledge

SIM: CIOs spend 76% of their time on non-technical stuff

On average, CIOs spend 76% of their time on non-technical stuff, according to a new SIM survey. See the breakdown.

Microsoft Zune 120gb 2nd Gen

Rating:234.99 Vendor:eBay

BUY NOW $234.99

Fisher-Price Potty time Elmo

Rating:30.99 Vendor:Amazon

BUY NOW $30.99

Send us your feedback here.

Sign up for more free newsletters from TechRepublic!
To manage your account settings or to remove yourself from all TechRepublic communications, please visit our Subscription Center.

The e-mail address for your subscription is
Unsubscribe from this e-mail | FAQ | Advertise | Privacy Policy


Copyright 2009 CBS Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved.
TechRepublic is a registered service mark of CBS Interactive, Inc.

235 Second Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for understanding that we need to prevent the nasties.

Terms of Use

Personal & Educational Use Only This blog consists mainly of FREE newsletters from computer web gurus that I receive. I thought you might like to see them all in one place than try to discover them on your own. A moderate amount of editing may be done to eliminate unrelated repetitious ads or unnecessary text which bloat the post. However I have given the authors full credit and will not remove their site links because you deserve to see where it comes from and they deserve to get credit for what they have written. Your use of this site is simply for educational purposes. For more computer-related help go to: CPEDLEY.COM for free software, advice and tips on low cost products which are very helpful. If you want to contact the editor, please go CPEDLEY.COM and check the Contact page for email address.