Auto Restart after power failure


#1

Is there any way for us to enable the G-RAID with thunderbolt drives to auto-start after power outage?

We are using a G-RAID as a mail storage drive for our email server and need it to come back immediately after power failure.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


G-RAID won't start after power loss and restore
#2

The button does require a press in order for it to turn on, it has no switch to remain on.


#3

Is there any third party application or device that we can purchase to allow for reboot after a power outage?


#4

Is there anyone out there that uses G-RAIDs for critical storage that needs to auto-start after a power outage?

Beginning to regret my decision to use these drives for storage, any help would be greatly appreciated.


#5

I have the same problem – using it as a backup storage on a headless server.
Got tempted with this drive as it perfectly fits my server case…

I am working on a DIY solution involving a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Core, some kind of robotic arm (or rather a robotic finger – just in order to avoid tinkering with the power switch directly) and a bit of code…

Will post if come up with something productive.


#6

Same problem here!
I have quite a few Raspberry Pis, so if there would be a solution using a Pi, that would be great! Maybe a little reed relais to short circuit the button on the G-RAID enclosure?


#7

I’m currently checking the possibility of using this: https://microbot.is/push/ – ‘make your dumb devices smart’ :slight_smile:
will post here if I come-up with a working solution.


#8

yeah, was thinking of that too, as I have one Raspi sitting next to the server, but would like to avoid tinkering with electronics…