Who is this guide for?
You’ve already gone through the trouble of installing and configuring Zenoss.
You’ve got loads of hardware on your network with Wake-on-LAN enabled
There’s a machine on your network that you really want powered on but isn’t. It’s really far away, you’re feeling lazy and it’s cold outside.
What can be done?
Select the target machine(s) then choose ‘wakeonlan’ from the Commands dropdown.
Watch in amazement as the magic packet is sent on its way.
Verify the machine actually started.
Amazing. Now how can I do this for myself?
wakeonlancommand-line utility on all of your Zenoss collector hosts
- note: users of Windows, CentOS and OS X are left to deal with their poor life choices on their own
Add a new command to Zenoss named ‘wakeon’
Configure this new command. Name it however you wish but you must define the command as:
Hopefully this gets you up onto your feet using
wakeonlan with Zenoss. If you need more help or have any suggestions how this document can be improved, please leave feedback using the link below.