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November 27, 2007 12:45:05 PM

Hello all...

I'm looking for a device that will allow me to remotely switch on a pc by dialing in using a cell phone... or something similar. The device should be able to turn the PC on from a completely off state rather than a standby state.

The situation: we have a server which is housed almost 30km from the nearest home it is serving. Our power company is not very reliable and we have regular outages at all times of the day. If the outage is during the day someone is always close enough to switch it back on. However if the outage is during the night then someone has to drive 30km on a lousy gravel road to switch it on.

Any ideas will be welcome.

Thanx.

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November 29, 2007 10:46:59 AM

solved.... thanx
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May 12, 2009 2:30:22 PM

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May 13, 2009 2:20:44 PM

Lol no problem, and pepeusa check your caps lock, it makes you look stupid.
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February 25, 2010 12:45:21 PM

In server room and on remote equipment we use (we internet provider) such device Elgato GSM-rebooter http://elgato.com.ua/en/products/gsm- for 6 outlets (220 V). Can control it by SMS or GSM-calling. Every outlet controlled separately On/Off/Reset (Off and after pause - On) + temperature sensor with alarm by SMS, SMS-messages about Power loss and so on.. Usefull stuff! Save time on driving to other part of city for switch reset.
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