[talk] Remote monitoring hardware

Kieran Smyth kieranx451.alt at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 19:04:31 EDT 2019

This is a very neat problem. Aside from obvious stuff like wake-on-lan and
dynamic dns, getting an idea of just how unreliable power is would help I

Any of your devices SNMP-capable? Is an SNMP system even practical here?

On Wed, Jun 12, 2019 at 7:49 PM Justin Sherrill <justin at shiningsilence.com>

> I have some property in Canada that has a cellmodem connection to the net,
> a few Nest cameras, and some weather sensors.
> Power is unreliable, the cell link is unreliable, temperatures can be
> extreme (mostly cold) and it is physically unreachable once snow hits.  I'd
> like to set up some sort of small machine that could connect back to my
> network in the US and give me a way to diagnose problems, or log something
> more than the absence of a link.
> Obviously I would want to use a BSD and in a perfect world x86_64 so it
> could be DragonFly.  Has anyone set up similar remote points and can point
> to what hardware and software they found useful?
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