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A Wake-on-LAN implementation that works from everywhere

Every now and then I need to wake my machine up while I’m away from home, either to quickly remote desktop into it, or to get access to my Plex library on the go without needing to leave the computer on all the time. Unfortunately, quite a few routers block magic packets coming from the WAN altogether, without allowing you to disable that behavior. I decided this would be a great opportunity for a small first IoT project, where the…