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Remote reboot for Dell

remote reboot, dell, poweredge



6:35 pm on Oct 17, 2005 (gmt 0)

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I'm having trouble using the MasterSwitch with my Dell PowerEdge servers. It seems the BIOS doesn't allow this, so I can't use it. How does anyone else remote reboot?


4:29 pm on Oct 25, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Don't have any experience with "MasterSwitch", but can you not use the rebooting functionality of your installed OS? What would be the difference between the two?


12:02 am on Oct 26, 2005 (gmt 0)

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Yes, but a remote rebooter allows you to restart the computer when it crashes and you can't login to the OS. I ended up selecting a Web Reboot Service.

[edited by: DaveN at 1:56 pm (utc) on Dec. 2, 2005]
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