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Old 08-19-2015, 05:04 PM
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Anyone used one of these before?

WeMo® Switch

I've got this dumb idea.. Which might still be a good idea..

I have a firewall that tends to fail to release VPN connections, eventually fills up and has to be rebooted..

the above switch.. I could remotely reboot it if the need arose. BUT.. Only if that switch allows you to send a basic "Reboot" command.. where it would turn the power off for a few seconds, then turn it right back on.. Because.. Well, if the firewall device is off, then I lose the internet connection to it in order to turn it back on.

Just wondering if anyone has or has used one of these and if they have this 'reboot' functionality?
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Old 08-21-2015, 09:50 AM
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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You can schedule the switch to shut off any way you want. Every day, every Monday, whatever.
You can also shut it off from your phone any time from anywhere.
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