How an NS Agent becomes a Wake on LAN (WOL) Relay Agent
Last Updated September 19, 2006
Question How does a computer with an Notification Server Agent installed become a Wake on LAN relay agent?
Answer In order to become a Wake on LAN Relay Agent for a particular subnet, the following criteria are used, in order:
Candidacy: Order of priority to even become a Relay Agent is:
Computer with the Altiris Agent installed.
If any of the above are met, then the following is added to it:
When was the last configuration event?
When was the last Basic Inventory sent?
Service Pack 3 notes: All NIC' reported by TCPIP inventory are eligible; however, if a machine has a NIC that uses either 0.0.0.0 as the default gateway, or does not have a gateway, it will be excluded from the list of candidate relay agents.
Imported Document ID: HOWTO8057
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