HELP FILE

Wake-on-LAN (GoToMyPC Corporate only)

The feature enables GoToMyPC Corporate users to wake offline computers that are in sleep (Windows and Mac) or powered-off (Windows) mode and plugged in to a power source (i.e., not running on battery alone). This can help lower energy costs and improve security, since computers are not required to be online at all times.

Use Wake-on-LAN

Once an admin has set up WOL for a GoToMyPC host, users can wake computers that are in sleep (Windows and Mac) or powered-off (Windows) mode and plugged in to a power source by logging in to GoToMyPC.

  Wake a computer

1. Log in at www.gotomypc.com.

2. Computers that are configured for WOL and are offline will display a Wake and Connect button (rather than the "offline" status displayed by offline computers not configured for WOL). Click Wake and Connect for the desired computer.

3. It may take up to 5 minutes for the session to begin, depending on the network latency and time required for the host computer to boot up and be ready to connect. Once the computer is available, GoToMyPC will automatically connect and start a session.