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Forcing machines to check in on a scheduled basis in Dell Kace

02/17/2015 1687 views
Is there a way, using Dell Kace, to force computers to wake up (or boot up) and check-in? I'm noticing a lot of our inventory has not checked in for a while (anywhere from a few days to a few months). It's not uncommon for some computers to be offline for a while when not in use. However, it throws off our inventory and reporting when machines aren't checking in regularly. 

Your help is appreciated. 
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Depending on the BIOS settings you may be able to accomplish this using a scheduled wake on LAN packet. You can find those settings in the Distribution, Wake-on-LAN page of the appliance. Your machines will need to be configured to respond to the WOL packet, of course.

Answered 02/18/2015 by: chucksteel
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