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Wake-up proxy support for 802.1X networks

In our enterprise we have quite a few locations where 802.1X is impelemented, e.g. networks port-based network access control and/or VLANs. Some locations even use DHCP snooping.

We would like to implement SCCMs wake-up proxy feature in these locations but it is not currently supported. Also, network administrators are concerned about the IP-to-MAC mapping (MAC flapping) feature used in wake-up proxy.

Please provide us with wake-up proxy support that will work on any type of network.

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  • Dennis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Totally agree with this. SCCM should utilize technology similar to BigFix and 1e, which use WOL forwarders and don't rely on MAC spoofing to function. This would make a lot of people's lives much easier.

  • Greg Isett commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We just got bitten by this last night. SCCM wake-up proxy caused our newly implemented Cisco port-security settings to lock lots of ports.

    Can Microsoft fix this or find another solution? The 1E product allows one to setup a designated PC on a subnet to act as a WOL proxy that just brodcasts the WOL packet on the subnet.

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