Category: Tips and Tricks

Advantages of Using an iBoot-PDU

Published on November 12, 2019

Education, iBoot-PDU, Tips and Tricks

Intelligent PDU’s are a device that offers users an edge over more basic types of PDU’s. In addition to providing a power source to your rack, a smart PDU can also provide real-time power monitoring as well as remote control from anywhere in the world via web browser or command line interface. The iBoot-PDU series is designed to provide power…

3 Benefits of Using Power Over Ethernet (PoE)

Published on August 20, 2019

Education, iBoot, Tips and Tricks

If a business is looking for a way to enhance their IP network infrastructure, Power over Ethernet (PoE) is one of the more obvious choices. With PoE, power for your device can be carried over the Ethernet cable alongside the network signals. PoE is an ideal solution for relaying power to hard-to-reach areas such as IP cameras and security systems…

Cloud Service Now Supports Single Account Multi User Access

Published on July 18, 2019

iBoot Cloud Service, Product News, Tips and Tricks

iBoot Cloud Service (iBCS) now supports single account Multi User access. Account Administrators can now uniquely name their account and add users to their iBCS account. This allows multiple users to access the iBCS account using their own unique credentials. This enhancement makes it easier to have authorized users for non LDAP accounts. Account Administrators will have full access to…

New EzSetup Utility Makes Deployment EZ!

Published on December 14, 2017

iBoot, iBoot-PDU, iBootBar, Product News, Tips and Tricks

Users of the iBoot-PDU, iBoot-G2+ and iBoot-G2S have a new way to save and upload configurations to these products. Now deploying lots of units with similar configurations is a breeze. The new EZSetup Utility uses the serial port of these devices to upload a text file with configuration details. Just build a file with all the commands you want then…

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…

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