[DC LoCo] OT - Switching off computers

Cesar Diaz cdiaz at raseczaid.com
Fri Apr 3 17:31:52 BST 2009

You are right, but I dont think WSUS can use wake on LAN.  At least the past
versions I have used did not.

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 12:25 PM, Sanjay Jain <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> What do you think of the message below? Am I mistaken in thinking that this
> is stupid? Why was wake on LAN invented?
> -----
> Beginning today please Log Off but do *not* Turn Off your computers each
> night before heading home. This will allow the Windows Server Update
> Services tool we use to visit your computers in the wee hours of the morning
> and install necessary updates.
> But, please *do* turn off your monitors.
> While some of us might understandably have environmental concerns regarding
> this new policy, it is a “Best Practice,” and adhering to it will result in
> less downtime and greater efficiency, which will save us time and money.
> Monitors use more energy than CPUs, so again, please turn those (monitors)
> off before leaving.
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