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Remote Reboot
Idea shared by Aaron Hawker - July 9, 2014 at 7:08 PM
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Currently the only way to re-boot an unresponsive system is through IPMI, with the recent move to put that behind a VPN it creates a possible problem for me (and possibly others).
 
Is there any way to reboot a dedicated server without using IPMI?
 
Access to a machine that allows VPN (especially if I'm at a worksite that doesn't allow that level of access) isn't always as simple as it might seem.  A re-boot button on the dedicated control panel page or some other web accessible page would be handy.
 
If security is a concern you could put in an optional (or mandatory) two factor authentication.

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Radic D. Replied
October 8, 2014 at 10:57 PM
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This project has been started and we expect it to be completed by the end of 2014. Thanks for your patience!
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Zoltan Forgacs Replied
December 3, 2014 at 8:15 AM
Great idea... +1 from my side!
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Radic D. Replied
December 9, 2014 at 10:52 AM
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Hello,
 
This project has been completed. SuperMicro IPMI based servers can now be rebooted via the portal. 
 
Thanks to everyone for their patience!

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