[SASAG] remotely rebootable power-outlet

Thomas Uphill tuphill at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 10:24:45 PDT 2015

Can get pricey but you want a network PDU.  They make individual units but
most are huge strips.  I've had good luck with Raritan stuff, blackbox is
another good one.
Mainstream stuff is APC usually.  I remember some people had Tripplite
models that were under 200.

It's pricey usually :-(


On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 9:11 AM, Stuart Kendrick <
stuart.kendrick.sea at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anyone have experience with a doohickey which allows you to remotely
> reboot (via SNMP) a power outlet?
> I have a flaky device (Comcast cable modem) which I want to reboot
> programmatically, by cycling power to it.  In fact, ideally, I want
> the doohickey itself to ping the target device, and if the target
> device fails to respond (after ~10 minutes), to cycle power
> automatically.
> I've found this by googling:
> http://dataprobe.com/iboot.html
> Anyone have real world experience with one of these things and can say
> "yup, it works' or "nope, it doesn't"?
> --sk
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Thomas Uphill
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