When I’am on the road or in the office sometimes I need files that are at home on my Mac. It’s in 24/7 sleep mode and needs to be woken up remotly.
WOL does not work because all units are wirelessly connected.
But almost all modern Mac/PC can be woken up via BT (mouse/keyboard)
What is needed:
- A secured !! (VPN/SSH) connection from the mobile to your home network (Because of the security never connect a Raspberry direct to the internet!)
- An app that can send ssh commands at your fingertip (I use the Android app 'Raspberry SSH Lite')
- HifiberryOS paired with your PC/Mac
The command (send by right button on the screenshot) is:
l2ping -c 2 <btmacdaddr>
l2ping sends 2 commands to the BLUETOOTH!! macadress of your PC/Mac and turns it on.
Works since months without any problems.
(It seems 2 Norbert’s walking around here :-))