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J. Brandt Buckley updated June 17, 2009 at 5:00 AM

Questions Addressed

  • How do I set when my computer sleeps? How do I set when my computer sleeps?
  • How do I set my Energy Saver settings? How do I set my Energy Saver settings?

In order for ChronoSync to function properly, we recommend users follow the following Energy Saver settings:

Portables

Overview:

  • Power Adapter: Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for: Never
  • Wake for Ethernet network administrator access

How-to:

  1. From the Apple menu, select "System Preferences..."
  2. From the View menu, select "Energy Saver."
  3. Select "Power Adapter" from the "Settings for:" drop-down menu.
  4. Click the "Sleep" tab if it isn't already selected.
  5. To make changes, click the lock in the lower-left corner and authenticate with your IGPP username and password.
  6. Drag the "Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for" slider to "Never."
  7. Click the "Options" tab if it isn't already selected.
  8. Check "Wake for Ethernet network administrator access"

Desktops

Overview:

  • Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for: Never
  • Check "Wake for Ethernet network administrator access"
  • Check "Restart automatically after a power failure"
  • Uncheck "Allow power button to sleep the computer"

How-to:

  1. From the Apple menu, select "System Preferences..."
  2. From the View menu, select "Energy Saver."
  3. Click the "Sleep" tab if it isn't already selected.
  4. To make changes, click the lock in the lower-left corner and authenticate with your IGPP username and password.
  5. Drag the "Put the computer to sleep when it is inactive for" slider to "Never."
  6. Click the "Options" tab if it isn't already selected.
  7. Check "Wake for Ethernet network administrator access"
  8. Check "Restart automatically after a power failure"
  9. Uncheck "Allow power button to sleep the computer"
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