How to Configure the Ports Used 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 site is enabled for Wake On LAN, wake-up packets can be transmitted using a transmission method of either unicast (the default) or subnet-directed broadcast. The default port for the wake-up transmission is UDP port 9. However, you can select an alternative UDP port number using the Ports tab on the site properties.

To configure the port number for Wake On LAN packets, follow the procedure shown below.

To configure the ports used for Wake On LAN:

  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 Ports tab in the site properties dialog box, ensure Wake on LAN (UDP) is selected as an active port, right-click this entry, and then select Properties.

  4. In the Port Detail dialog box, specify the port number you want to use for wake-up transmissions and click OK.

  5. Click OK to close the site properties dialog box.


    For information about the options in the Site Properties: Ports tab, see Site Properties: Ports Tab.

See Also


How to Enable or Disable Wake On LAN for a Site


Ports Used by Configuration Manager

Other Resources

Wake On LAN in Configuration Manager
Configuring Wake On LAN

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