Can I connect when a computer is asleep, or powered off?


If you are sure the remote computer is connected to the Internet but you see:

VNC Server is not currently listening for Cloud connections

...when attempting to connect, then it may be that the remote computer is asleep. Note that Wake-on-LAN (WOL) is not currently supported under any platform.

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  • It has been almost two years since Lucy's question was asked. What progress has been made to allow RealVNC to work with Wake-on-Lan (WOL)?

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  • Does it work now? It works with AnyDesk ;-) . I don't want to switch.

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  • Yeah, agreed....100% why would wake on lan NOT be a features in this day and age? I also would rather not switch, but my computer sleeps when i'm away for conservation, so WAKE ON LAN FOR ME IS CRITICAL..

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