Feature Request: Scheduled shutdown of a PEARL system (still missing ... ?)


#1

Hi there,
in our lecture rooms, the PEARLs are often not switched off in the evening and then run e.g. the whole weekend in the media cabinet - something like that doesn’t have to be!

Why couldn’t the PEARLs be shut down automatically in a time-controlled manner - e.g. if no streaming is currently running anymore ?

BACKGROUND:

Currently, our administrator for the recording technology in the lecture halls has to shut down these devices by hand remotely in the evening (usually via VPN from home!). Very inconvenient !!!

** Or is there any other web access option (e.g. via JSON / REST-API?) which can be automated used, e.g with a CURL program?

Should be very EASY to implement!??

Greetings from Germany !


#2

Hello there!

Unfortunately, there are no API or serial commands available for powering Pearl family devices on/off. You could power the Pearl devices down using the Admin page, then use Wake On LAN to power them back on. WOL is enabled by default in the Pearl-2 BIOS.

However, a batch way of performing shutdown and WOL is currently not available. Sorry for any inconvenience this may be causing.