Question about switch

sizeonsizeon Posts: 321Member
Why does the switchport light up even though the computer that is plugged into it is off?


  • it_consultantit_consultant Posts: 1,903Member
    MAGIC! No seriously, it is for things like wake on LAN. If you look at the switch side these ports often show as 10 H/D when they are turned off, just enough electricity for a management program to send a WOL packet and turn the computer on.
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