Category: Tips and Tricks

Getting Reboot Right

Published on June 16, 2014

iBoot, iBootBar, Tips and Tricks

If you are using iBoot or one of our other power management products to power cycle your PC or Server, you want to make sure the computer turns back on when power is switched. There are settings in the computer that dictate how the computer will respond when power is first connected to the computer. Those same settings control what…

Easy Tools for SNMP Control

Many customers use SNMP managers such as Solarwinds or HPOpenview to manage their Dataprobe devices.  Now customers without these sophisticated managers can make use of the SNMP capabilities of Dataprobe products to do basic control.  A simple program, developed by SNMPSoft Company makes it easy to write simple batch files to call all the parameters to Control the Relays in and…

Let AutoPing Protect Your Network

Published on September 24, 2013

iBoot, Product News, Tips and Tricks

We get a lot of calls for our old PowerPal phone line power controller.  When we tell them that the iBoot does the same thing over the network they often reply: “But the network is the thing that is failing and needs to be rebooted!” Thank heavens we invented AutoPing! The AutoPing feature allows iBoot to automatically detect when the network…

Another Reason to upgrade your iBoot-G2

Published on August 22, 2013

iBoot, Product News, Tips and Tricks

In addition to all the other good reasons to keep your iBoot-G2 upgraded, Our latest release 1.10.59 has a secret control method that we are sharing with our blog readers first. The iBoot-G2 can be controlled directly from the web browser with a simple URL command. This allows you to create bookmarks that can turn power on/off or reboot with…