Re: Automatic reboot

Juergen Weiss ( (no email) )
Thu, 26 Feb 1998 15:45:18 +0100

Good idea!

But if I understand you right, you have your own UPS for each mashine.
Myself I have one larger UPS for all, so I cannot shutdown the UPS.

Also my monitoring system is at the same location than the server. So if
there is any hardware that can "push the reset button" forced by the
monitoring system (maybe via RS 232) this would help. Do you know such

-----Urspr=FCngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Albert Churba <>
An: '' <>
Datum: Donnerstag, 26. Februar 1998 13:03
Betreff: RE: Automatic reboot

>I'm using a combination of products to get the job done.
>1) APC Smart UPS with Power Chute software installed ver 5.0.
>2) Media House Enterprise Monitor.
>3) X10 receptacle modules and Telephone Responder.
>The simple explanation:
>When Enterprise Monitor finds a failed service/machine it can auto page.=
>use the auto page function to call the telephone responder associated wi=
>the X10 modules to turn the power off to a Smart UPS. The Smart UPS will
>attempt to bring down the machine with the NT shutdown feature. If the
>machine does not go down cleanly, the UPS will just power itself off.
>I'm working on an .asp to do the same from a secure web page. With the .=
>I'm using AspPage to initiate the whole
>The X10 pricing is $80 for the telephone responder and $20 per receptacl=
>Since all of our equipment runs a UPS the telephone interface is the onl=
>additional purchase. All of the other solutions are very costly.
>Hope it helps...
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Juergen Weiss []
>Sent: Thursday, February 26, 1998 3:02 AM
>To: NTISP Mailinglist
>Subject: Automatic reboot
>Anybody knows of something like a watchdog which automatically reboots a=
>Server when there is a BSOD?
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