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Using Wireless Repeater to WOL

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I have a 4U server in a very odd place were there is no Ethernet port around, and the only way to get Internet is through Wireless. However I want to have my server to turn on/off when ever I want to through the internet. There is no way (or maybe easy way) to get a wake on wireless thing into my server. So I was thinking If I could use a wireless repeater and then just connect the server to the repeater via a Ethernet cable so I can do a WOL. So my question is, is this even possible? The wireless router that my house is using is a ASUS RT-N12 (Fairly new), I found this article from Linksys in which there using the good ole' WAP54G's (Which I can prolly get at my local Goodwill Computer Works for dirt cheap) to use the "AP Mode: Wireless Repeater" as the repeater itself. So any ideas? Or am I just stuck with this thing in a secluded area with no Ethernet?

Article: http://kb.linksys.com/Linksys/ukp.aspx?pid=80&vw=1&articleid=4200

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You should be able to do it with a wireless repeater, if your wireless network card doesn't have WoWLAN - I can't think of any from the top of my head that does. Otherwise it works like any other WoL.
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