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Configuring WOL for remote access Issues

Configuring WOL for remote access Issues

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Contributor Kgard
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Registered: ‎09-04-2019
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Can anyone assist me with the issue im having. Currently i am attempting to set up my computer so i can wake it and remote connect via Teamviewer at work. 

 

I have already completed most of the setup including

activated WOL settings in my bios

set a static IP for this computer

configured my network adapters settings to allow WOL

Downloaded and installed a WOL android app

 

I have also configured port forwarding on my router to forward to port 9  (see below)

 

Currently, i am able to use the app on my phone to wake my computer if i am connected to my home wifi, however when i dissconect and go to mobile data the app will no longer work. 

 

Also, not sure if this is relevant but i currently have a second router in between the main one and this computer. ( have a 100 ft cat 6 going from my fios router to a TP-link router in my bedroom that is then going to this computer via another cat 6 network cable).

 

 

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Registered: ‎05-16-2009
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Hope something here helps

https://www.lifewire.com/wake-on-lan-4149800

 

Tom
QIP 7100 1,Bose SOLO,QIP 7216 P2, iPad 2 WiFi,iPhone SE
Contributor Kgard
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Hey Tom,

 

Thanks for the info however, nothing on that site was able to assist me. I have done some additional research and it seems as though i am trying to port forward through 2 routers which is what is causing the issue when i try to wake my computer though my public IP. For some reason i am unable to connect to the seocnd router (TP-link) to configure port forwarding though it to my computer so i purchased a swtch from amazon and will be trying jump out that second router and go directly to this computer from the switch. will update on results 

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Since you have your own NAT router too, you are having issues and to make your life easier - I have to ask.

 

While we know you have FIOS Internet, do you also have FIOS TV?

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