EMCO WakeOnLan - What's New in Version 2.0

Below you can find a list of the latest product releases. Click on the release version to see what new features, improvements and bug-fixes appeared in a particular release.
 Release: 2.0 | 1.4 | 1.3 | 1.2 | 1.1 | 1.0
Please note that the list of versions only contains the versions defined as major updates. Changes from minor and bug-fix releases are represented here as changes to the corresponding major update versions that include those changes.

Version 2.0.2 (March 6, 2018)

New and improved features

The below features were first introduced or significantly improved in this release:

  • The Wake on LAN operation status check is improved to allow checking the Machines running operating systems other than the Microsoft Windows family

Resolved issues

This release contains a number of resolved issues the most important of which are listed below:

  • The NetBIOS and DNS name validation procedures are too strict, thus do not allow to add PCs manually in specific environments

Version 2.0 (January 25, 2018)

Advanced features in all editions

Now both the Free and Professional editions of the program include the following advanced features: executing WOL operations in dynamic groups of PCs, creating reusable tasks and scheduling tasks for automatic execution.

The Free edition includes all the advanced features with a few limitations, namely: a single WOL operation can include up to five remote PCs and it is possible to create up to two tasks. The Professional edition of the program does not have any limitations.

Run as a Windows service

The Professional edition of the program works as a Windows service. The service continues running and executing scheduled tasks even you log off from Windows or restart the computer where the program is installed.

Common database for all users

The Professional edition of the program allows all the users to work with the same database that stores the network configuration, the tasks, the execution results, etc. All Windows users utilize the same database, and the program allows two users to work concurrently.

In the Free edition of the program, every Windows user works with their own database.

Execution status reporting

Now, having executed a Wake-on-LAN operation, the program checks the execution on target PCs. The results are reported in the Execution Results view. If the target host has been woken up and started to respond, you can see the successful status in Execution Results, or see a failure otherwise.

New and improved features

The below features were first introduced or significantly improved in this release:

  • Added IPv6 support
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