Porteus Kiosk Turn On and Off

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Porteus Kiosk Turn On and Off

Post#1 by eli_garrett » 01 Nov 2017, 16:51

I am looking for a way to turn on and off my Kiosk via IP commands. I can use a wake on lan command to turn my computers on. But I am unsure how to turn my computers off at night via an IP command. Is this possible? Also is there a way to send an IP command to the kiosk to get a status message showing that the kiosk is still running?

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Porteus Kiosk Turn On and Off

Post#2 by fanthom » 01 Nov 2017, 21:07

1) you could enable ssh access to the kiosk during installation and then use following script to power it off:

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sshpass -p root_password ssh -oUserKnownHostsFile=/dev/null -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no root@kiosk_IP -t "halt"
2) allow ping in the wizard and then use ping utility to check if kiosk is still online

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