Remote power cycle recommendations

Ben Cannon ben at 6by7.net
Fri Apr 27 17:47:59 UTC 2018


Third for the APC9211, though I’ll add that you might “think” you only want one outlet now, but once you have the ability you will invariably want to control more ;)

-Ben

> On Apr 27, 2018, at 10:21 AM, Brielle Bruns <bruns at 2mbit.com> wrote:
> 
>> On 4/27/2018 11:03 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>>> On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 11:46 AM, Andy Ringsmuth <andy at newslink.com> wrote:
>>> I’m sure many here are familiar with or using/have used devices to remotely power cycle equipment. I’m considering a Dataprobe iBoot-G2 and am curious if you’ve had experience with it, or other recommendations.
>>> 
>>> I only need one outlet to be remotely power cycle-able. I have one piece of equipment that is occasionally a little flaky and, well, you know the hassle.
>> The ancient (read: cheap used) APC AP9211's still get the job done.
>> Regards,
>> Bill Herrin
> 
> Def can't recommend the AP9211s enough to people needing remote power control.  You should be able to put the more modern AP961X series of cards in it as well.  The AP9617 is the basic module, the 9619 has environmental monitoring, and the 9618 has both the environmental stuff plus an analog modem.
> 
> The management modules can be reloaded with various types of firmware to make them compatible with everything from the rack mount PDUs to Symmetras and the run of the mill desktop or rack mount UPSs.
> 
> -- 
> Brielle Bruns
> The Summit Open Source Development Group
> http://www.sosdg.org    /     http://www.ahbl.org


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