My SqueezeCenter is behind an access point / firewall / router, what can I do?

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My SqueezeCenter is behind an access point / firewall / router, what can I do?

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Whether or not this causes a problem with WoL depends on the settings of the router. The Squeezebox sends out the WoL packet to IP address 255.255.255.255, the general broadcast address. In principle, this should reach every computer on the local network, unless it is dropped by the router. But if your SqueezeCenter host is on a different subnet than your Squeezebox, you may need to do something different. If your router is dropping these packets, you may be able to configure it to forward them on to other computers. The WoL packet is sent to UDP port 9, so the necessary solution is to forward traffic to that port to the broadcast address for the LAN to which the SqueezeCenter host is connected, e.g. if your LAN has network addresses like 10.0.1.2, 10.0.1.3, etc., then its broadcast address is 10.0.1.255. If you know the IP address of your Squeezebox (i.e. if it has a fixed IP address rather than obtaining one via DHCP), you may be able to set up more restrictive port forwarding to onl

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