Receives Wake-On-LAN magic packets and starts up virtual machines. Supports Microsoft Hyper-V, Virtual PC, VirtualBox, VMware Server, Workstation, Player, Parallels WS. The built-in service allows to run machines without logon to host machine.
Version: 1.0.624If physical host machine has not enough resources or performance to keep every virtual machine running the solution is to start virtual machines only when needed.
License: Free To Try $29.90
Operating System: Windows
Wake-On-LAN Virtual Machine implements the Wake-On-LAN computer networking standard to turn on virtual machines.
When the program starts it searches for existing Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Virtual PC, Microsoft Virtual PC 2007, Oracle VM VirtualBox, VMware Server, VMware Workstation, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation virtual machines. Then it retrieves a list of virtual machine names, their MAC addresses and optional SecureOn passwords and shows it as a tree view. The list can be exported to different file formats.
If Wake-On-LAN Virtual Machine receives a magic packets with MAC address which is in the list it turns on the found virtual machine using vendor utilities. If a magic packet contains a six byte SecureOn password the machine only wakes up if the password is correct.
The program consists of a Windows GUI application and a Windows service. The Windows service allows to power on virtual machines without logon to the host machine.
Wake-On-LAN Virtual Machine shows log information on the screen, generates a log file and Event Viewer logs.
Version 1.0.624: fixed "system error code 111" bug
Version 1.0.621: improved Hyper-V support
Version 1.0.599: fixed Windows 10 and Server 2016 Hyper-V support