Hi @LTS_Tom ,
Great work on your new home studio, you’ve done a superb job there - and I see the website has a face lift as well, looking very slick.
I just wondered, in one of your recent shows with Jay, you mentioned using WoL to shut down a machine - did you mis-speak or is that a thing? I thought that WoL could only be used to start up, however tech isn’t my primary area of expertise.
Must have mispoke, it can be used to wake up a computer, not shut it down.
Thank you Tom, I thought it had an unknown use for a second. You’re more than welcome to delete this post if you wish to tidy up your forum
You can use remote commands to shut down a computer:
There is at least one more way, but not finding it right now. In general there is/was a way that servers could issue a shutdown to other computers on the network. This has been used to safely shutdown servers all connected to the same UPS, one server monitors and the rest get a remote command. I’ve never played with this so some research would be needed.
Thank you for that Greg.
I’m sort of covered for Windows, I just thought there might be a method of shutting down my TrueNAS without logging into the web browser. I was just curious really.