[CentOS] OT: remote power cycling

Thu Jul 27 14:25:03 UTC 2006
Shawn K. O'Shea <shawn at ll.mit.edu>

Chris Mauritz wrote:
> I'm in a situation where I'm going to have to deploy a rack of servers 
> in an unmanned location in another country.  On rare occasions, I've 
> had systems that would not recover gracefully from a warm reboot and 
> needed the power cycled.  Years ago, I had such a device from APC, but 
> haven't needed one in a long time since all my locations are staffed.  
> I'd welcome any suggestions from the list.
Ahhh, the APC MasterSwitch. I had a bunch of these at my last job. Some 
of the things people have already suggested look interesting though :)

APC still makes the MasterSwitch line too...