Establish Network Connections Network Interface Card (part 2)

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Establish Network Connections Network Interface Card (part 2)

Establish Network Connections Network Interface Card (part 2)

As we close out this module on connectivity, we must also examine the Wake on LAN.

You’ve seen on the desktop a setting that allows you to swipe the touchpad or use the mouse to reengage a computer from its “sleep” state when not in use, Wake on LAN is an Ethernet/Token Ring networking standard that allows a similar capability for a network computing device.

You’ll learn about how a computer can be turned on, awakened by a network message when it receives a request but is in sleep state to conserve power.

We’ll examine how to configure Wake on LAN, what its interrelationships are to other network devices and how its process is for prioritizing high priority requests such as with VoIP and video services.

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