[CentOS] A problem with power outages

Fajar Priyanto fajarpri at arinet.org
Mon Mar 26 05:40:43 EDT 2012


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at alice.it> wrote:
> William Warren wrote:
>
>> in the apc software(or nut worst case) you'll be able to specify that
>> after x minutes it will shutdown.  Better to have a clean shutdown and
>> have to hit the power button than a dirty one and risk corrupting your
>> filesystem.
>
> Unfortunately I won't be there to "hit the power button".
> If I were there would be no need for UPS.

Another approach is to buy a remote power switch.
With it, basically you can remotely "power cycle" the server :)
It will solve any hang problem just as if you are there :)


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