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Enabling Wake On Lan on an O2 wireless router (TG587n v2)

To enable wake on lan (WOL) magic packets with an O2 wireless router you need to change the routing table entry from dynamic to static, this means the entry is always present so the router recognises the IP even when … Continue reading

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WOL with a SpeedTouch 780

To get WOL to work over the Internet (through a router), you need to create a forwarding rule that directs UDP packets at the machine you wish to wake. Note TCP will not work because the connection can never be … Continue reading

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