Remote Power Management Module For Breakout Boards: X6B, X7B, X11, X12, X15, X20, ZSX

Remote Management
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$47.00

Remotely trigger a power cycle on any device connected to our breakout boards. Power cycle up to 12 breakout boards at the same time. Access via a Web interface with the ability to create a power cycle schedule.

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Warranty: 30 Days

SKU: XRMT-V1 Category: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , GTIN: 719826778481

Product Description

Power Supply Remote Management Board

Experienced cryptocurrency miners know that when your miners begin to act erratically or under-perform, the best solution is usually a Hard Reset "Power Cycle". But what happens when you're not near your mining facility or if you're away on vacation? Until today you only had two options: going out of your way to get to your miners or purchasing a Switched PDU that can easily cost over $1,500. With that in mind, we created this Remote management board as a third, cost-efficient option.

Set Up Configuration

Connect the board to your router with an Ethernet cable and then connect the board to PSU #1 in your chain with our interconnect cable. Then access the Remote Management through our user-friendly, highly-intuitive Web interface. Once in the Web interface, you can remotely turn all chained PSUs on or off with 1 click. Or, alternatively, use the automated power cycle feature to hard reset your farm every 3, 6, 12, or 24 hours! Just set it and let the automated restart feature do the work for you.

Features:

  • Compatible with all Network Routers
  • Remote On/Off
  • Automated Power Cycle with intervals between 2 minutes and 24 Hours.
  • Remotely Manage up to 12 Power Supplies
  • Easy to use Web Interface
  • Foam padding with adhesive for easy mounting

Specifications:

  • Power Input: 2A 5V
  • Power Input Connector: Micro USB
  • Network Connectivity: LAN RJ45

Remote Management Package Contents:

Requirements:

  • Ethernet Cable. Not Included
  • Power Adapter and Micro USB cable. Not Included.

 

 

Valuable information provided by Mike H. on May 27, 2022

 

I hope you consider this post useful as it will help advanced users address most of the shortcomings that we (including I) note here. And/or contact me for original file for perhaps an app note.

This is a compact embedded system with a mips cpu and 7620 wifi SOC
type chip that is somewhat ubiquitous and designed specifically for openwrt – which is what it is running.
It has a modest amount of cpu and flash and runs well within it’s resource limits.

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./status-model-ver-mac.sh
frontmsg: endmsg
# This is a static message. Typo on company name (DYDTECH); I have no
# idea what puolin means – but I’m presuming it’s their hardware board or code name
# 2018 date which is likely of final distro as my units are 2021
# mt7620 is the wifi SOC chipset which is designed for wifi running openwrt
# This is what is displayed and also note that that mac address (a) matches
# the sticker, but (b) is not correct (all mine were off by one)
# So if you want you can fix the company name typo; add in yours 😉 and if needed
# fix the mac address.

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# uname -a
Linux DYDTECH 3.18.36 #95 Fri Nov 9 19:56:42 CST 2018 mips GNU/Linux

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# cat /etc/openwrt*
DISTRIB_ID=’OpenWrt’
DISTRIB_RELEASE=’Chaos Calmer’
DISTRIB_REVISION=’r49404′
DISTRIB_CODENAME=’chaos_calmer’
DISTRIB_TARGET=’ramips/mt7620′
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=’OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1′
DISTRIB_TAINTS=’no-all busybox’
15.05.1

The web server is nginx (which I’m not familiar with at all )

Now I will admonish all the techno’s out there – including myself – that WHINED
about missing features before we even tried the basics. And the basics work.

But let’s back up. Since I foolishly didn’t just try telnet (works) or ssh (doesn’t but easily fixed)
I hooked up to the serial port (note the “vcc rx tx gnd” on the 4 pin that’s classic serial port!)
I used adafruit 954 https://www.adafruit.com/product/954 with plug connections but
Note: You may need to swap TX and RX and be sure to set putty et al to 111520 baud and it came up as COM5 on WinDoz
But immediately console login – with guess what? admin/admin . Yeah. Gotta change that.
But then an easter egg! A Mixed drink recipe! Not sure if that is openwrt or DYDTECH. I’m betting openwrt.

Ok though – I started with serial port as I figured doom and gloom (as all our comments were largely wrong)
so I’ll just note that you NEED that adafruit cable – just for other stuff.

For now – you can just telnet in. Yup. Telnet is open and configured.
SSH IS CONFIGURED but has a slight problem that is easily addressed. Note the ssh server is dropbear (normal for openwrt) and has non standard paths and files.

So let’s get started. The following only a tad different if coming in from console or telnet.

DYDTECH login: admin
Password:
login: can’t change directory to ‘/admin’ #(we’ll fix this)
BusyBox v1.23.2 (2018-05-26 11:14:18 CST) built-in shell (ash)

root@DYDTECH:/

# Before you get too excited, like me, this is that 2018 version of openwrt
# and it’s a trimmed distro – so vim and a lot of commands and command options
# us power users are accustomed to aren’t available. So us web/openwrt web as your reference
# when making core linux changes.
# You can probably add a bunch of these with opkg or whatever for openwrt.

root@DYDTECH:/# cd /usr/dydtech
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech# ls
shell www

# The “www” directory is the web server dynamic page directory tree
# This is largely php for nginx used to dynamically generates the web pages.
# Note that fortunately only I 😉 had to wade in there before finding
# the core scripts that do the linux/openwrt commands
# We’ll leave these untouched as largely not necessary for our ssh and related goals.

# The “shell” directory contains all the scripts thaat “do something”
# from the web pages *except* the power control and information are in a subdirectory
# So if you want you could grok these and manually configure without the web interface
#
# Do note the “funny” output message formats are intended for groking parsing
# by the web components. No harm. No foul.
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech# cd shell
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell# ls
nginx-port.sh system-lan-ip-mask.sh
puolin system-upgrade.sh
system-config-apply.sh system-wan-proto-ip-mask.sh

# I’m not going into these as I’ve already configured through the web and it’s probably easier that way
# than groking these scripts.

#The “puolin” subdirectory directory contains the power control AND the model/version display scripts
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell# ls puolin
gpio-power-control.sh status-model-ver-mac.sh

root@DYDTECH:/# cd usr/dydtech/usr/dydtech/puolin#
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh help
gpio-power-control set powerstate state
gpio-power-control set cycle time
gpio-power-control get powerstate
gpio-power-control get cycle
gpio-power-control docycle
eg:gpio-power-control set powerstate 1
eg:gpio-power-control set cycle 3
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get cycle
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh docycle&
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
[1]+ Done ./gpio-power-control.sh docycle
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin#

# So now we know how to invoke all the power control type commands.

#let’s Change password:

root@DYDTECH:/admin passed admin
#enter your new password at each prompt; if you wish you can ignore warnings about weak passwords.

SSH:
The SSH server is dropbear and it is running by default.
I haven’t sorted out root password – but “admin” runs as root
Note that the /admin directory doesn’t exist so SSH daemon will terminate your session after successful password if /admin does not exist (and this is the normal case here)

Make the /admin directory:

mkdir /admin

Now you should be able to ssh into the box as admin

ssh admin@

I’m not going to go into authorized_keys as dropbear does it differently, using alternate directories in this case, yada yada

Now perhaps you don’t like or can’t remember that gpio command – AND you want to just come in as admin and execute it.
So let’s create a symbolic link to the gpio script that’ll be sitting there when you ssh (or telnet) in

cd /admin #if not there already
ln -s rpower /usr/dydtech/shell/puolin/gpio-power-control.sh

I used ‘rpower’ as the command name as that is common in IT for (remote)power control.

Now you can log in and invoke directly. Note that running as root and a local file you must preceed it with ./ as in

root@DYDTECH:/admin ./rpower –help

Or via ssh:

root@MyMinerCtl:~# rsh admin@192.168.0.221 /admin/rpower get powerstate
admin@192.168.0.221‘s password:
frontmsg: endmsg

A couple of remaining issues:
1) The web password is not changed. I’m not an nginx dude and this config also appears atypical so I don’t know where to change the http auth stuff.
2) https requirement for nginx – Again I’m not an nginx dude and since I use HIVEOS I removed the port forwarding for these. Still would be nice.
3) Passwordless ssh: “dropbear” uses different paths and I haven’t sorted them out yet. And often I tire of getting *every* possible client in authorized_keys
4) disable telnet (probably that is easy)
5) update to current distro to pick up setcurity patches. From what I’ve read openwrt doesn’t do well maintaining configuration during upgrade. And we’re 4 years later.
6) enable wifi? The 7620 is a somewhat ubiquitous wifi chipset. Is there an antenna? I don’t see one and I haven’t tried to configure or enable it.

Additional Information

Weight 0.25 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 6 × 3 in
Manufacturer

Parallel Miner

MPN

XRMT-V1

UPC

719826778481

Required Powered Source

Minimum 2A 5V Micro USB

Got something to discuss?


Customer
dgan
3 years 8 months ago

Additional to the web interface, is there a way to access their functions through an api for further automation?

Support
3 years 8 months ago

Hi, the first version release this month will only have the WEB interface enable. We plan to release a firmware update earlier next year with SSH command enable. Keep in mind the ability to schedule a hard reboot at every X times is 100% functional and can be set for every 2min to once per 24hrs. We will be sending a promo email to all our customers next week. Anyone who purchased five or more X adapter in 2018 will receive up to two FREE remote adapters. We will also include $10 off coupon on the remote adapter. The remote adapter will be priced at $47

Customer
dgan
3 years 8 months ago

Nice! I’m interested in the SSH version so I can connect it to my custom monitoring and control system

Customer
dgan
3 years 4 months ago

Hi, did you release the upgraded version for SSH command support? Thanks in advance

Customer
John
1 year 5 months ago

Does this work on the ZSX board?

Customer
1 year 5 months ago

Yes, it does. Thank you for the reminder that I need to update this listing.

Customer
Pavel Litorovich
1 year 4 months ago

I might have missed something but can I access this module from a remote computer? I am talking about a computer 1000 miles away, not the local machine. I understand I can remote to my home PC and login to the miner from there, but it is not really convenient. And if power is lost my home PC will power OFF also, unless I set it up to always ON on power loss. So simply, can I access this device from the Internet without the need of a local machine? Thanks.

Support
1 year 4 months ago

Hi Pavel, from 10 miles away or across the world. Learn about port forwarding with routers. Youtube is a great place for that

Customer
Pavel Litorovich
1 year 4 months ago

Well, YouTube is great for anything, but having nice simple instructions or a short video on your website along with the product would have helped tremendously and would have promoted your product at the same time. When your receive a piece of furniture there are still instructions enclosed to assemble it vs a statement “go learn it on YouTube” although you might not really need it. Right? Its not a big deal to learn it, but I just do not have time to google and mess with ports.

Customer
dylan-3796
1 year 3 months ago

Can you just explain briefly why one might use the power cycle schedule feature? Perhaps provide a use-case scenario? Thank you for all the great products!

Support
1 year 3 months ago

The year is 2017 we have 900 S7 & S5 Antminer in the state of Washington mining 24/7. Staff on-site ZERO, our office is in California, why did we set up mining in WA? California KWH is 0.15cent Washington 0.04. At that time the Monthly saving was like $12,500 per month! Although we had scripts to restart the miners remotely sometimes it was not enough to reset them fully. Sometimes we just need a real power cycle. Electricity off, Capacitors flush … Full restart from fresh. Just like that, we go from 1.2Phs to 1.7Phs. At that time that resulted in 3 or 4 BTC extra per day. Alternative prior to our remote management? JetBlue $625 round trip to Portland + rental car. Employees go into the data center and shut all the breakers off … Wait for ten-second and back on. Get a nice dinner, bars, sleep, and back to California. Once the remote management was deployed, no more Jetblue, no more bars!! 🙂

Customer
MiloshDirect
1 year 2 months ago

Can i use this to remotely manage two different HP PSUs running two different machines? Meaning, i dont want to link the PSUs together via the breakout boards but i want to manage them both over the network.

Support
1 year 2 months ago

We made this for the following purpose ” Although we had scripts to restart asic miners remotely sometimes it was not enough to reset them fully. Sometimes we just need a real power cycle. Electricity off, Capacitors flush … Full restart from fresh. Just like that, we go from 1.2Phs to 1.7Phs. At that time that resulted in 3 or 4 BTC extra” Unless you link the breakout board together using our sync cable; you can only control one. Check our X11 video tutorial when you have a chance.

Customer
burkartjunk
1 year 9 days ago

Hi, Every time the XRMT-V1 gets power cycled like the usb unplugged it power cycles the mining rig. Is there a way to make it so that if the XRMT-V1 losses power it doesnt power cycle my rigs?

Customer
Jefferson Santos
10 months 14 days ago

How can I find the firmware releases to upgrade my device?

Customer
Scott Willis
7 months 13 days ago

I would also like info about where to find firmware release downloads. Thx!

Support
7 months 13 days ago

The current version is the latest one at this time.

Customer
Mike Harris
9 months 19 days ago

It would be really nice to have a multi output model. I understand “how many rigs” – but 4-8 (5 would be my number).

One reason for this is that if I link ALL 5 rigs together – then while “reboot all” is OK if I’m very remote – but “reboot all” is not what I want if I’m onsite (ok, my house), and I only want to cycle one of them.

So I’m getting one (at least) for the remote – but I’d really like to not be power cycling the entire farm when local.

It also feels a waste to then have to suck up an 8 port switch just for these module’s interconnectivity.

Or in other words – great for a single rig – but even some higher modularity (4-6-8) would be great.

Customer
sueroarnold
9 months 18 days ago

Can I power this with a USB Wall Charger? And can I connect different psu no matter that they are connected to different motherboards?

Support
9 months 18 days ago

Connect with USB wall charger… Yes, you can and should. This device only works with our breakout board, not the PSU directly. It controls our breakout board which in turn power cycle the PSU.

Customer
sueroarnold
9 months 18 days ago

I mean to differents breakout boards (with differents psu), so i have like 3 1200w server psu with 1 motherboard, 1 2400w server psu to another one, and another motherboard with 1 1200w server psu, can i connect all of them with only one remote power management?

Support
9 months 18 days ago

You bet you can. The remote does not care what type of PSU. So as long as you are using a compatible Breakout board, a Parallel one 🙂 See this tutorial; we tested up to 15. https://www.parallelminer.com/videos/xrmt-v1-remote-power-management-module-for-breakout-board/

Customer
pds00
8 months 17 days ago

Hi Joseph, what happens if, for example, lights goes out? The module would retain the last input/cycle chosen or, by the contrary, would reset to factory options? Thanks in advance

Customer
roland.leblanc
7 months 30 days ago

Any chance we can get a feature made where this this device will periodically ping an IP and if the ping fails that it power cycles the attached device?

Support
7 months 29 days ago

It’s a great idea! We are currently sold out and because of the chips shortage, we had to use a new design. Some improvements will be made and I will provide your input. We expect the new model to be out by around the end of Janurary. Thanks for the input

Customer
renze9
7 months 29 days ago

when next stock available?

Customer
renze9
7 months 15 days ago

Hey Joseph, any news on when these will be in stock again?

Support
7 months 15 days ago

We cannot find the original chips use on them. We are redesigning a new board using chips available on the market. Might as well have some new features. I don’t anticipate this back in stock until the end of the Chinese new year.

Customer
renze9
6 months 30 days ago

Any news on re-stock Joseph?

Customer
renze9
6 months 10 days ago

Can we purchase 4-pin molex to interconnect cable separate? I don’t see anywhere on website.

Support
Customer
renze9
6 months 9 days ago

Sorry, not this one. I am looking for the 4-pin Molex to interconnect cable – the one used to initially connect from XRMT to ZSX-AMP board #1.

Customer
Mike Harris
2 months 28 days ago

There’s a serial port on it – the 4 pin header they don’t describe in the pictures – silkscreen of pins indicates it’s a serial port. As basic as security is I’m betting that port is wide open as root for a serial tty. The Adafruit type “jumper to usb” serial adapter is particularly well suited for this.

So
– figure out distro and consider updating it to pick up fixes for distro exploits
– at least change default web and root password
– enable SSH
– enable DHCP (kinda moot for me now)

This all hinges on it being a relatively standard distro – but I can’t imagine they did more than the embedding of a compact embedded distro.

My overall goal since I use HIVEOS is for primary access to be through a Hive command prompt on rig du jour through ssh. Yeah I’ll get the RPI in there also for external VPN. Later. That will have strings of temp sensors to map out the cabinet and serve lots of stuff through home gateway.

Right now – busy on the cabinet cooling before summer kicks in and the cabinet becomes a shop heater.

So whomever is first start posting. I can’t imagine they’ll have any issue with the basics since we’re not trying to clone it – indeed some basic fixes would satiate folks not buying due to current security concerns.

Customer
sueroarnold
2 months 19 days ago

I have a problem using this, previously it worked perfectly for me, but now when I try to connect it to my rigs (there are 6 server psu, used on 3 motherboards) using the x11 breakout board it does not allow me to have it working, sometimes 3 and sometimes 4 are turned off (are 6 x11 breakout board), which often turns off the complete rigs, or many times it turns off some graphics of the rigs, trying to power off and on by the remote control doesn’t do nothing, but when I disconnect the remote power management the rigs, the breakout board and everything else works without problems, is there any reason why this is happening? As I say, before everything worked perfectly for me.

Customer
Mike Harris
2 months 18 days ago

Parallel Miner – Joseph? I hope you consider this post useful as it will help advanced users address most of the shortcomings that we (including I) note here. And/or contact me for original file for perhaps an app note.

This is a compact embedded system with a mips cpu and 7620 wifi SOC
type chip that is somewhat ubiquitous and designed specifically for openwrt – which is what it is running.
It has a modest amount of cpu and flash and runs well within it’s resource limits.

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./status-model-ver-mac.sh
frontmsg: endmsg
# This is a static message. Typo on company name (DYDTECH); I have no
# idea what puolin means – but I’m presuming it’s their hardware board or code name
# 2018 date which is likely of final distro as my units are 2021
# mt7620 is the wifi SOC chipset which is designed for wifi running openwrt
# This is what is displayed and also note that that mac address (a) matches
# the sticker, but (b) is not correct (all mine were off by one)
# So if you want you can fix the company name typo; add in yours 😉 and if needed
# fix the mac address.

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# uname -a
Linux DYDTECH 3.18.36 #95 Fri Nov 9 19:56:42 CST 2018 mips GNU/Linux

root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# cat /etc/openwrt*
DISTRIB_ID=’OpenWrt’
DISTRIB_RELEASE=’Chaos Calmer’
DISTRIB_REVISION=’r49404′
DISTRIB_CODENAME=’chaos_calmer’
DISTRIB_TARGET=’ramips/mt7620′
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=’OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05.1′
DISTRIB_TAINTS=’no-all busybox’
15.05.1

The web server is nginx (which I’m not familiar with at all )

Now I will admonish all the techno’s out there – including myself – that WHINED
about missing features before we even tried the basics. And the basics work.

But let’s back up. Since I foolishly didn’t just try telnet (works) or ssh (doesn’t but easily fixed)
I hooked up to the serial port (note the “vcc rx tx gnd” on the 4 pin that’s classic serial port!)
I used adafruit 954 https://www.adafruit.com/product/954 with plug connections but
Note: You may need to swap TX and RX and be sure to set putty et al to 111520 baud and it came up as COM5 on WinDoz
But immediately console login – with guess what? admin/admin . Yeah. Gotta change that.
But then an easter egg! A Mixed drink recipe! Not sure if that is openwrt or DYDTECH. I’m betting openwrt.

Ok though – I started with serial port as I figured doom and gloom (as all our comments were largely wrong)
so I’ll just note that you NEED that adafruit cable – just for other stuff.

For now – you can just telnet in. Yup. Telnet is open and configured.
SSH IS CONFIGURED but has a slight problem that is easily addressed. Note the ssh server is dropbear (normal for openwrt) and has non standard paths and files.

So let’s get started. The following only a tad different if coming in from console or telnet.

DYDTECH login: admin
Password:
login: can’t change directory to ‘/admin’ #(we’ll fix this)
BusyBox v1.23.2 (2018-05-26 11:14:18 CST) built-in shell (ash)

_______ ________ __
| |.—–.—–.—–.| | | |.—-.| |_
| – || _ | -__| || | | || _|| _|
|_______|| __|_____|__|__||________||__| |____|
|__| W I R E L E S S F R E E D O M
—————————————————–
DYDTECH based on CHAOS CALMER (Chaos Calmer, r49404)
—————————————————–
* 1 1/2 oz Gin Shake with a glassful
* 1/4 oz Triple Sec of broken ice and pour
* 3/4 oz Lime Juice unstrained into a goblet.
* 1 1/2 oz Orange Juice
* 1 tsp. Grenadine Syrup
—————————————————–
root@DYDTECH:/

# Before you get too excited, like me, this is that 2018 version of openwrt
# and it’s a trimmed distro – so vim and a lot of commands and command options
# us power users are accustomed to aren’t available. So us web/openwrt web as your reference
# when making core linux changes.
# You can probably add a bunch of these with opkg or whatever for openwrt.

root@DYDTECH:/# cd /usr/dydtech
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech# ls
shell www

# The “www” directory is the web server dynamic page directory tree
# This is largely php for nginx used to dynamically generates the web pages.
# Note that fortunately only I 😉 had to wade in there before finding
# the core scripts that do the linux/openwrt commands
# We’ll leave these untouched as largely not necessary for our ssh and related goals.

# The “shell” directory contains all the scripts thaat “do something”
# from the web pages *except* the power control and information are in a subdirectory
# So if you want you could grok these and manually configure without the web interface
#
# Do note the “funny” output message formats are intended for groking parsing
# by the web components. No harm. No foul.
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech# cd shell
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell# ls
nginx-port.sh system-lan-ip-mask.sh
puolin system-upgrade.sh
system-config-apply.sh system-wan-proto-ip-mask.sh

# I’m not going into these as I’ve already configured through the web and it’s probably easier that way
# than groking these scripts.

#The “puolin” subdirectory directory contains the power control AND the model/version display scripts
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell# ls puolin
gpio-power-control.sh status-model-ver-mac.sh

root@DYDTECH:/# cd usr/dydtech/usr/dydtech/puolin#
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh help
gpio-power-control set powerstate state
gpio-power-control set cycle time
gpio-power-control get powerstate
gpio-power-control get cycle
gpio-power-control docycle
eg:gpio-power-control set powerstate 1
eg:gpio-power-control set cycle 3
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get cycle
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh docycle&
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# frontmsg: endmsg
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin# ./gpio-power-control.sh get powerstate
frontmsg: endmsg
[1]+ Done ./gpio-power-control.sh docycle
root@DYDTECH:/usr/dydtech/shell/puolin#

# So now we know how to invoke all the power control type commands.

#let’s Change password:

root@DYDTECH:/admin passed admin
#enter your new password at each prompt; if you wish you can ignore warnings about weak passwords.

SSH:
The SSH server is dropbear and it is running by default.
I haven’t sorted out root password – but “admin” runs as root
Note that the /admin directory doesn’t exist so SSH daemon will terminate your session after successful password if /admin does not exist (and this is the normal case here)

Make the /admin directory:

mkdir /admin

Now you should be able to ssh into the box as admin

ssh admin@

I’m not going to go into authorized_keys as dropbear does it differently, using alternate directories in this case, yada yada

Now perhaps you don’t like or can’t remember that gpio command – AND you want to just come in as admin and execute it.
So let’s create a symbolic link to the gpio script that’ll be sitting there when you ssh (or telnet) in

cd /admin #if not there already
ln -s rpower /usr/dydtech/shell/puolin/gpio-power-control.sh

I used ‘rpower’ as the command name as that is common in IT for (remote)power control.

Now you can log in and invoke directly. Note that running as root and a local file you must preceed it with ./ as in

root@DYDTECH:/admin ./rpower –help

Or via ssh:

root@MyMinerCtl:~# rsh admin@192.168.0.221 /admin/rpower get powerstate
admin@192.168.0.221‘s password:
frontmsg: endmsg

A couple of remaining issues:
1) The web password is not changed. I’m not an nginx dude and this config also appears atypical so I don’t know where to change the http auth stuff.
2) https requirement for nginx – Again I’m not an nginx dude and since I use HIVEOS I removed the port forwarding for these. Still would be nice.
3) Passwordless ssh: “dropbear” uses different paths and I haven’t sorted them out yet. And often I tire of getting *every* possible client in authorized_keys
4) disable telnet (probably that is easy)
5) update to current distro to pick up setcurity patches. From what I’ve read openwrt doesn’t do well maintaining configuration during upgrade. And we’re 4 years later.
6) enable wifi? The 7620 is a somewhat ubiquitous wifi chipset. Is there an antenna? I don’t see one and I haven’t tried to configure or enable it.

Support
2 months 18 days ago

Wow, Mike. Thank you. We need more people like you!

Support
2 months 18 days ago

Mike, because it was too long. It was not able to be in the comment section. However, I made it permanent in the description of the items, for others to see.

Customer
Droopydroors
1 month 22 days ago

If you can’t access the login screen how can you update firmware!!!!

Support
1 month 22 days ago

Please see the following link and how-to video https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1e371xvOHyLdKSKoWVWo3MLVRL-j713f4?usp=sharing Default IP 192.168.1.100 Your router will need to be on this subnet to access it. If you don’t know what I’m talking about check Youtube about Local Networks and Subnet

Customer
Yoshie
21 days 5 hours ago

Team,

Feature Requests:

– Time schedule eg Daily/Weekly/Monthly Off 3pm ON 9PM
– Default power state option ON

 

100 reviews for Remote Power Management Module For Breakout Boards:...

  1. 3 out of 5

    Robert Benoit (verified owner)

    Couldn’t get it to work. It powers on but I didn’t get the board hooked up with the rest of the system. 3 stars for that.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Hi Robert, give us a call we will help you set the remote up.

  2. 5 out of 5

    Nickolas (verified owner)

    Fast shipping! Works great right out of the box. Exactly what I was looking for. The online manual has the login information, but the printed version that came with it is missing this info. Default user and password is “admin”

  3. 4 out of 5

    Joseph g (store manager)

    The module must be powered using a Micro USB cable. Any phone charger or power bank or USB port will do. However, do not use the GPU rig motherboard USB port in which the module is intended to power. You will be in a CATCH22! As when the motherboard is powered off, they will be no power sent to the module from the USB port!

  4. 5 out of 5

    ocinternational

    Hello, could you use this power management module with ATX power supply and PSU server combined? thanks for he info

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      The management module was designed to control the X6,7,11 adapters. It cannot control an ATX power supply directly or indirectly. However, in another scenario. If you were to use this item instead of an ATX power supply https://www.parallelminer.com/product/180watt-max-24pin-atx-power-module-included-sata-molex-cpu-power-connectors-ditch-your-atx-power-supply-entirely/

      You would be able to hard power cycle your entire system. Motherboard, GPU, and Server PSU. If this is a system for GPU mining I see zero gain using an ATX power supply. Finally, the X adapter can co-exist with an ATX power supply and when a restart is trigger on the motherboard the server PSU connected to the X adapter will also power cycle.

  5. 4 out of 5

    andrusalumae

    im stuck at the login screen, what account should i use ? crated an account with parallel miner but that dosent work either so im stuck. currently if i hook it up it will turn my rig off after 30 minutes.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Harry (verified owner)

    awesome works so far as intended.

  7. 5 out of 5

    Harry J HIGHTOWER (verified owner)

    awesome

  8. 5 out of 5

    Harry J HIGHTOWER (verified owner)

    works as intended, great !!

  9. 5 out of 5

    Harry J HIGHTOWER (verified owner)

    great

  10. 1 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    You can make one of these with a $5 Sonoff, or buy a $15 if you wanted something that works out of the box. At a price 3+ times that of comparable products, it’s baffling that this doesn’t support PoE and that it doesn’t offer basic features like DHCP and SSH.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Dartellum

    I finally got this connected. I changed the IP, connected to the ZSX board, and then 1 hour later it booted the rig. I had to change to “no set” and press “Set” on the Power tab. On the Power or Status tab, could you display the current schedule? Also, could you document this may have a setting from the factory until the schedule is displayed?

    Once this was corrected, the board works as expected.

    • Albert.S (store manager)

      Thank you for the feedback. We will make a note of your suggestion for our next version of the remote management or firmware update.

  12. 5 out of 5

    Darren (verified owner)

    Good quality at a fair price.

  13. 1 out of 5

    shawnli87 (verified owner)

    It is extremely disappointing that not only has the promised SSH firmware update has not materialized, but the very basic and standard DHCP capability is missing. Because of this my router does not recognize the board, so it can’t be port forwarded. So now I have wasted $47 on a product that can’t be accessed outside of my home network, which defeats the purpose of a “remote power management module.”

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Hi Sawn
      So as long as you are on the same subnet there is no need for DHCP! Example: Your router lease IP to subnet 192.168.2.xx just set the remote IP static as 192.168.2.200 and any computer on the subnet will be able to access the remote. If you give the remote a port address other than standard 80, Example 8151 TCP then you would access it as follow 192.168.2.200:8151.

  14. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  15. 1 out of 5

    shawnli87 (verified owner)

    Joseph, you missed the point. My router will not recognize the device unless it uses DHCP (which is standard for a device to use). Since my router doesn’t recognize it, port forwarding does not work, and it cannot be used remotely.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      No Sir, I know very well what I am talking about. You want the DHCP because you think you need this to access the remote default IP address, so you can at least change it. Your router does not need to recognize anything. If you are on the same subnet address you are on the same network and any devices or computer can communicate regardless of your Router “Unless you specifically block this in firewall setting. Now, since your computer is getting a dynamic IP address from your router, which is most likely on a different subnet you can’t reach the remote. That is incorrect, you can! Temporarily set your network adapter to static IP 192.168.1.10. 255.255.255.0 Gateway 192.168.1.1. Save, then open a browser and access the Management remote at 192.168.1.100 User: admin pass: admin | Change the Ip address of the remote to match your own router subnet, save, exit, go back to your adapter setting and reselect DHCP. Problem solves and now you can access the remote. DHCP is a process to assign IP addresses automatically – dynamically, that does not mean you cannot assign a specific one manually.

  16. 1 out of 5

    shawnli87 (verified owner)

    No joseph, you don’t know what you’re talking about. I know how to do that. You’re completely ignoring my issue. I CANNOT PORT FORWARD WITHOUT DHCP. As in setting it up to connect from OUTSIDE MY HOME NETWORK! My router will not forward the port, because the router did not assign the IP address and it doesn’t see the device. You should listen to your customers problems instead of talking down to them and ignoring their actual issue.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Perhaps I missed understanding your meaning. I apologies. I’ve been in the computer industry since 1988. I have never seen a router that will not allow port forwarding on static IPs. However, it’s been a few years since I purchased a router. As they try to make them more user-friendly it’s possible they remove the user ability to control the network.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      If you cannot find a solution. Simply request an RMA and we will send you a prepaid label and issue a full refund.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Final thought, worth exploring. When you set up your router you have an option of range for DHCP lease IPs. Could it be possible if that range is the entire subnet IE: 192.168.1.2 / 192.168.1.255 then your router knows they cannot possibly be static IP! Try to decrease the DHCP range so that the router allows static. Let me know if that works.

  17. 5 out of 5

    mdedetrich

    So I have the same problem as Robert Benoit, the Remote works perfectly fine when it comes to cycling the PSU but the problem is that when you are using a standard ATX motherboard (in my case a ASUS B250 Mining Board) you still need to manually turn on the motherboard using the 2 PIN power jumper (this is your typical power button).

    Is there a way to connect the motherboard 2 pin power jumper to the remote so that its possible to both power cycle the PSU AND turn on the actual system? Otherwise its kinda pointless because you still need someone physically there to power on the system after a power cycle. It seems like this remote was only designed for ASIC’s in mind where you don’t have a separate power button.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Hi, here is the solution. In the motherboard bios setting there is an option that says the following. “In the event of a power failure should I start back on when the power returns?” Of course, the option is a most likely name like PWFAIL on/off. Just set this to on and when you use the remote management your system will reboot automatically

  18. 5 out of 5

    Tony C. (verified owner)

  19. 5 out of 5

    Alexander (verified owner)

  20. 5 out of 5

    Brad C. (verified owner)

    Great addition to your Rig, one more level of remote management control for when your OS stops responding.

  21. 5 out of 5

    Karsten Welskop (verified owner)

    Works fine. High quality. Fast delivery.

  22. 4 out of 5

    Mark Smylie (verified owner)

    This seems awesome but haven’t had time to try it yet.

  23. 5 out of 5

    Andre C. (verified owner)

  24. 4 out of 5

    Joshua Reola (verified owner)

    Hi. The module reboots the system every hour despite the settings in the GUI is set to not do this. I had to remove it. Is this a faulty device?

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Set it to OFF and click apply

  25. 5 out of 5

    Anrijs Klepca (verified owner)

    LOVELY

  26. 5 out of 5

    Mads Rolf (verified owner)

  27. 5 out of 5

    David (verified owner)

  28. 5 out of 5

    John N. (verified owner)

    Works Great and if you want remote access use it with cloudflare one.

  29. 5 out of 5

    anthony turner (verified owner)

  30. 5 out of 5

    PALANISAMY (verified owner)

    Faster delivery and working as expected.

  31. 3 out of 5

    Warren DeLarme (verified owner)

    You did well but need to find better than fedwreck, that shipper is a disaster

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Warren, Are you sure about that? 🙂

  32. 5 out of 5

    DRTWMS (verified owner)

    Hello Joseph, I AM VERY NEW TO THIS !!! I’m having issues getting on your remote management module. I’m using a MacBook Pro to set this all up. Do you have any videos or instructions for a MacBook setup?

  33. 1 out of 5

    Taariq Waja (verified owner)

    Great concept but zero functionality.
    No DHCP
    No API
    No SSH

    The UI Literally only has the ability to set a static IP (no dhcp) and switch the unit off and on.
    Yes there is an option to update firmware if there will ever be an update released, judging by the comments from over 2 years ago i highly doubt it.

    I think the Firmware upgrade you have mentioned over 2 years ago is long overdue, if this project has no more development being done to it then please advertise it as EOL (end of life). “Joseph g (store manager)” mentions how revolutionary the device was for there farm using reboot scripts, unfortunately Joseph your customers cannot have the same revolutionary experience using your product due to the lack of integration ability, a simple API would go a long way.

    The functionality and features does not warrant purchasing this over a simple Sonoff device which costs 1/10th of the price.

    I bought 5 of these with the hopes of testing in order to streamline a farm but unfortunately these will now sit in the cupboard in the box labeled “failed projects”

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Thank you for sharing your thoughts, we appreciate it. Please contact me on our contact page. I would be happy to issue an RMA for a refund.

  34. 5 out of 5

    Carl G. (verified owner)

  35. 1 out of 5

    gferguson79q

    I have fought with this device for several weeks and cannot get it to work. My router fails to find the module and I believe it due to the lack of DHCP support. Is there a work around for this, or am I stuck with a device and the extra connecting cables I purchased that cannot perform the very function for which it is advertised? Please advise!

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Your router does not need to find anything if you put the remote on the same subnet IP address. For example, if your router DHCP Ip of 192.168.1.xx then just set the remote to example 192.168.1.255. You will be able to access the remote from your network by simply putting in your browser 192.168.1.255.

  36. 5 out of 5

    Donald P. (verified owner)

    I’my life has evolved into waiting on stuff from PM. Due to their awesome service, I never have to wait long. Keep up the solid work!

  37. 5 out of 5

    Chris (verified owner)

    Works as expected

  38. 1 out of 5

    umarali1 (verified owner)

    Can someone get back to me. I submitted RMA (PM-RMA-13972408 created on 08/24/2021 9:34 am) i haven’t heard anything back. TBH this product sucks and I feel outdated stuff is being sold here with really slow response. NOT Happy with your service and support so far.

  39. 5 out of 5

    Kim H. (verified owner)

  40. 4 out of 5

    ARRIE GLOVER (verified owner)

  41. 4 out of 5

    Romeo (verified owner)

  42. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

  43. 5 out of 5

    Barton B. (verified owner)

    Great value!

  44. 5 out of 5

    Gabriel (verified owner)

    So far so good.

  45. 5 out of 5

    gatekeeperjm (verified owner)

    Great device. Working great on my rig. To the people who are having a hard time connecting the device. Your router ip address is probably not 192.168.1.xx like my router. Dont worry its a very easy fix. To connect this device to your router. Open the settings on an android phone connected to the router( i dont know the way for iphone) , click connections , click wifi , click the settings on current network , click advanced , click ip settings and choose static, then take a screen shot or write it down on paper. Then you need a laptop or desktop. Once on the computer go to settings and turn off wifi if you have it on and unplug the lan cable if you have one connected to it. Then go to settings click “network & internet” , click “change adapter options” , right click “local area connection” and choose properties, select “internet protocol version 4”, click “properties, select “use the following ip address” , enter ip address 192.168.1.200, subnet mask should auto fill when you click it but if it does not just put 255.255.255.0, enter default gateway 192.168.1.10, enter preferred dns server 8.8.8.8, click ok then close. Now you need to connect the remote module to the laptop or desktop using a lan cable. When your power the module wait for the 2 green leds to stay on. Now go to your internet browser and enter 192.168.1.100. enter admin for admin and admin for password. Then click lan, change the third number of the ip address (for example: 192.168.1.100 to 192.168.0.100) to your third number on your ip address that you got on the android settings, another example is my android ip setting is 192.168.0.59 so i would change the ip address on the module to 192.168.0.100. Then change the gateway to the same gateway address you got from your android settings. After that click save and logout. Then unplug the lan cable and connect the module to the router. Go back to your network settings on the computer and change the “internet protocol version 4” back to obtain an ip address automatically and obtain dns server address automatically. Now turn on wifi or connect your computer to the router. After open a browser and enter the ip address that you put on the module and it should connect. Thats the steps i did to change the ip address cause my router was set to 192.168.0.xx and on the module is on 192.168.1.100. For accessing it from the internet search google “portforwarding ip camera and your router name”. the steps are the same for ip camera and your module. Thanks again parrallelminer for the great device. This was the last piece i needed for my 13 gpu rig to make it remote accessible.

  46. 5 out of 5

    Andrew Doering (verified owner)

    Works great, easy to set up. Most bad reviews seem like people having challenges setting up port forwarding. DHCP has nothing to do with port forwarding. If you can’t figure out how to set up a simple port forward, maybe you should consider a different hobby. SSH would be nice, but what I’d like even more is an Android app, since I’ll mostly be accessing this from my phone when I’m away.

  47. 5 out of 5

    Raymond (verified owner)

  48. 5 out of 5

    Albert.S (store manager)

    test

  49. 5 out of 5

    Christian K. (verified owner)

    work really well!

  50. 5 out of 5

    Eric M (verified owner)

    Not sure what all the complaints are about. Like the ignorant guy claiming he NEEDs DHCP to port forward… Do you really want to open anything to the internet when you can create a VPN on an RPi for $50? Do you know what you’re talking about re: DHCP?

    This has saved me having to drive home to power cycle my rig(s) when I applied a little too aggressive OC that ran great until I left the house

    This device allows the ability to remote in (over a VPN of course) and power cycle a PM breakout board.
    I wanted nothing else from this device and it’s working exactly like I expected. I don’t need SSH nor an API. My need to remote power cycle is extremely rare but this is a backup insurance policy that saves me a drive.

    Thanks for the great stuff!!

  51. 4 out of 5

    Mike Harris (verified owner)

    Works – BUT
    1) Each of 5 I bought the MAC address on the sticker was off by one. Not a huge deal as I could identify through router
    2) Web display shows the sticker address – not the correct mac address that is presented on the network.

    Please fix manufacturing so (a) the MAC Address sticker is correct, and (b) the web interface always shows the actual from hardware MAC address.

    3) No way to change default password – this is a HUGE security risk
    4) No way to change network name – a pretty basic thing; I’ve assigned a name in router – but it should be able to show a name I give it.
    5) No SSH. It’s been years since you’ve discussed it. Enough – give us SSH! Then I could cold control it from HiveOS window and not have to expose externally through port forwarding (Esp considering the default user/password)
    6) No way for one-click “power cycle” eg one click and it turns off, sleeps 10-15 seconds, and turns on. Schedule is there – but not “single power cycle now”
    7) Not POE . Nowadays this should be POE capable. It requires two cables – power and ethernet. Should be able to do POE

    To me the biggest issues are:
    Security Risk of fixed user/password
    No SSH (which would allow access via say Hive OS and not require exposure via port forwarding).

    The rest strongly desired.

  52. 4 out of 5

    charles1

    Does anyone know if these are getting restocked anytime soon?

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      We should have stock sometime next month

  53. 5 out of 5

    Graig Oteri

    Port forwarding was very easy to setup, but I can only get it to work on port 80. Will this module work on other ports, and which ones? If not, I’ll just setup a vpn. Thanks.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Hi Graig, the port default of any web browser is 80 or 443 for secure. If you are let’s say setting up the Lan of the module with port 5050 on IP 192.168.2.1 then inside your network the browser IP address to access the module will be as follow 192.168.2.1:5050. If you set up port forwarding in your router, then from outside your LAN “Internet_Anywhere” it would be your WAN IP:5050 or Domain_Name:5050. I’m sure you know all of this already! Just in case… Cheers

  54. 5 out of 5

    Graig Oteri

    Hi Joseph, I figured it out. The problem was that I had to go into the admin for the XMRT device under LAN -> LAN SET -> PORT (and change the port from 80 to my new port. That is why my port forwarding wasn’t working on any port outside of 80. All set now. Thanks.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Graig, thanks for the update.

  55. 3 out of 5

    Roberto T. (verified owner)

    Haven’t received this item, available by end of May.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      May 28th we will start shipping. Today is not May 28th!

  56. 5 out of 5

    daeshik

    I assume this device will power recycle the whole daisy chain of PSUs. But want to confirm that is the case and cannot control each individual PSU connected.

    Thank you!

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      You are correct “it cannot control each individual PSU connected” this is under development within an entirely new line of smart breakout boards. Here if you have up to 10 PSU interconnected together and on the first one you connect the remote module, once you trigger a power cycle ALL will power cycle.

  57. 3 out of 5

    Roberto Tercero (verified owner)

    I received the remote module today May 28th, awesome! This one look different than the one pictured on the site or video tutorial; no reset button, seems smaller – Is this a newer version? I hooked it up, easy, at least while on-site on the same IP Network. I really would like to trigger an “OFF” event on a schedule, example would be daily at 16:00 hours – I then would like to trigger an “ON” event on a schedule, also daily at 21:00 hours. I see a manual trigger option for ON/OFF, and then a power cycle interval with hours to choose from a drop-down; no calenda? Any way I could do this with a script?

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Hi Roberto, because of the chips shortage we had to do small changes. We will have a firmware update that will make it exactly like the previous one. Go back to the listing descriptions and check the last section. The information was provided by one of our users. I’m sure you will find it very ueful

  58. 1 out of 5

    derrick pridgen (verified owner)

    Have 2 older remote module works great this new version one i could connect to but wouldn’t change ip address would just default back to 192.168.1.100. did a reboot holding the reset button down for 10-15 sec as the manual states now i cant connect to it, the led next to the power connection just flashes on and off every 30 sec. doesn’t show up on my router.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      We are in the process of updating the firmware. We should have it early nest week for download

  59. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    really awesome 🙂

  60. 5 out of 5

    renze9 (verified owner)

    Joseph, where can we download update firmware for the revised module? Any news when it is released?

  61. 3 out of 5

    Trevor (verified owner)

    Definitely need some feedback updated model is not connecting to the internet

  62. 3 out of 5

    Droopydroors (verified owner)

    How do you reset the new batch? I tried to set up like the old ones but after the new ip did not stick the login screen doesn’t even come up. So how can you update firmware if you can’t even access login page? I’ve tried holding down the reset button on the top for 10 seconds and it does not reset like the old ones. What is the flash button for on the board?

  63. 3 out of 5

    Droopydroors (verified owner)

    If you can’t get to login screen to login you can’t update!!!

  64. 5 out of 5

    derrick pridgen (verified owner)

    Updated review after updating the firmware everything works as it should thanks. also used advanced ip scanner to find what ip it was using so i could update the firmware.192.168.1.100 stopped working but found it was using a different one .

  65. 4 out of 5

    cpit (verified owner)

    I have one of the original versions of these. After messing around with it a bit recently I thought I’d add a couple clarifications re others’ comments above.

    1. You can easily change the default password via the web GUI (top right corner) or with CLI access via telnet or ssh (as outlined in the info graciously provided by Mike H. above).

    2. ***DHCP IS POSSIBLE***
    After accessing the device with telnet or ssh (again as outlined above in Mike H.’s notes), to switch to DHCP:
    edit /etc/config/network: need to use vi, as nano isn’t installed and likely not installable given the limited storage capacity of this device. (Probably want to make a copy of the config file first just in case.) Under “config interface ‘wan'” change the line “option proto ‘static'” to “option proto ‘dhcp'” and delete or comment out (with #) the lines beginning “option netmask”, “option ipaddr” and “option gateway”. So, for example:

    root@DYDTECH:~# cp /etc/config/network /etc/config/network.bak
    root@DYDTECH:~# vi /etc/config/network
    (use arrow keys to navigate and type `i` to enter “insert” (edit) mode)
    under config interface ‘wan’:
    change `option proto ‘static’` to `option proto ‘dhcp’`
    change `option netmask xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx` to `#option netmask xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx`
    change `option ipaddr xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx` to `#option ipaddr xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx`
    change `option gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx` to #option gateway xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx`
    type `esc` to exit insert mode
    type `:wq` to save the file and quit

    End product of the wan interface stanza should look something like:
    config interface ‘wan’
    option ifname ‘eth0.2’
    option force_link ‘1’
    option macaddr ‘c8:ee:a6:1a:2b:3c’
    option proto ‘dhcp’
    option type ‘bridge’
    # option netmask ‘255.255.255.0’
    # option ipaddr ‘10.0.10.190’
    # option gateway ‘10.0.10.1’

    Alternatively, you could issue these commands, which should work assuming your config file hasn’t been altered and is fairly similar to the one on my device. Each command copies the file before changes are made to a backup file, just in case, but *use at your own risk*! I’ve tested these but am not a sed expert by any means.

    root@DYDTECH:~# sed -i.bak -E “:1; /config interface ‘wan’/! { n; b1 }; :2; n; s/option proto ‘static’/option proto ‘dhcp’/; b2” /etc/config/network
    root@DYDTECH:~# sed -i.bak -E “:1; /config interface ‘wan’/! { n; b1 }; :2; n; s/option netmask/# &/; b2” /etc/config/network
    root@DYDTECH:~# sed -i.bak -E “:1; /config interface ‘wan’/! { n; b1 }; :2; n; s/option ipaddr/# &/; b2” /etc/config/network.bak
    root@DYDTECH:~# sed -i.bak -E “:1; /config interface ‘wan’/! { n; b1 }; :2; n; s/option gateway/# &/; b2″ /etc/config/network.bak

    3. In the network config file, the mac address for the wan interface might not be what’s on the sticker, and instead be one digit off (as pointed out in another comment). What’s on the sticker is the device’s lan interface mac address. To just get the correct mac address to set up static address assignment or whatever, check this config file. Of course it can also be found by running `ifconfig` once connected via telnet/ssh.

    4. To set up private key/”passwordless” ssh authentication (i.e. what would be done by `ssh-copy-id` when using openssh) for dropbear this will work:
    ssh root@192.168.1.100 “tee -a /etc/dropbear/authorized_keys” < ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

    cheers

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Thank You Sir

  66. 3 out of 5

    Anton Korzh (verified owner)

    how can check which version is mine – purchased week ago
    telnet isn’t working – any help?
    otherwise simplest functionality works – I was able to change ip so it matches my subnet and on/off works

  67. 3 out of 5

    rthinds (verified owner)

    WARNING!!!!WARNING!!!!WARNING!!!!WARNING!!!!WARNING!!!!

    Attempting to flash this new BIOS on these Gen2 Power Mgmt boards AFTER you have changed the IP address to your own local network quite possibly will result in a bricked card, as that is exactly what happened to mine.

    After uploading the “FirstFile” BIOS file, the card reboots itself and the IP address reverts back to the default 192.168.1.100. Re-attaching to that IP address to continue the firmware upgrade looks like it someone attempted to code it for this possibility as a BIOS file selection window appears, but the browser gets stuck in a rapid-fire re-connect loop (no matter which browser I use).

    If/when you’re finally able to select “Upgrade” from that window (if you try enough times), selecting the “SecondFile” BIOS file does nothing. In fact nothing works, not even powercycling the card or pressing the master “RST” button on top of the card. You’ll also notice the addition of a nice little red LED now illuminated on the card….=(

    The video that accompanies the BIOS files indicates he’s performing the upgrade on the (default) 192.168.1.100 network. I also suspect you need to start the “SecondFile” upload before the card decides to reboot itself, but I’m fresh out of Power Mgmt cards for another attempt.

    So far I’ve been unable to find a recovery mechanism once this happens.

    • Joseph g (store manager)

      Please reach out to us using our contact page, we will replace it for you with a unit already flash. Thank you.

  68. 4 out of 5

    rthinds (verified owner)

    Annnnd of course as soon as I send that previous forum post, things have changed and now I’m back in business (darn I wish there was an “edit” or a “delete”).

    I think the rapid-fire re-connect loop of the browser eventually “gives up” after about 15 minutes or so.

    – Then, from a computer on the default 192.168.1.100 network, I selected the “FirstFile” BIOS file and uploaded.
    (Don’t be fooled! The “Upgrade” button of the window actually should read “Select…” because it opens a filesystem navigation. Double-clicking the correct file starts the upload, even though the status bar doesn’t work).
    – Then wait. And wait.
    – And wait.
    – Eventually it should respond with an “Upload Success!” popup.
    – Then go hard powercycle the Pwr Mgmt Card – I waited about 30 seconds before poweron.
    – Then navigate back to 192.168.1.100 *from the same browser* (it should be not be repeatedly re-connecting) and select the “SecondFile” BIOS file. Simply double-clicking starts the upload, again – the status bar doesn’t work.
    – Then wait. And wait.
    – And wait.
    – Then wait some more….probably 5 minutes.
    – I’m not sure, but I don’t think I ever got a “Upload Success” confirmation popup.
    – I simply hard powercycled the card again…
    – And now navigating to 192.168.1.100 works like it should.
    – Then change the IP to my local network and all is good.
    – FINALLY!

    Yes, the red LED is still ON, so I’m not sure what’s happening there, but the UI is the classic Parallel Miner look-and-feel.

    Now on to enabling ssh/telnet/whatever. I DGAF as long as I can control it programmatically….

  69. 3 out of 5

    rthinds (verified owner)

    @Mike H.
    “I hooked up to the serial port (note the “vcc rx tx gnd” on the 4 pin that’s classic serial port!)”

    There’s literally no other pins on the Gen2 Power Mgmt board. Are you referring to Gen1? cuz Gen2 is out now, and that is what everyone is purchasing now.

    If you’re referring to needing a “special cable” to connect to the 4-pins on the Gen1 board, could you PLEASE make that clear next time?

    “For now – you can just telnet in. Yup. Telnet is open and configured”
    No it’s not. Port 23 is NOT open nor responding on the Gen2 Power Mgmt board. Neither is port 22 (ssh).

    “type chip that is somewhat ubiquitous and designed specifically for openwrt – which is what it is running.”

    This Power Mgmt board is in NO WAY running openwrt. openwrt is opensource for WiFi routers, not a proprietary Power Mgmt board such as this.
    Are we sure we have the correct comments posted to the correct forums? Cuz I’m thinking “NO.” If you read Mike H’s comments, he’s referring to a WiFi router, NOT a Power Mgmt Board, which is where his lengthy comments are attached.

    Let’s strive to do better…

  70. 3 out of 5

    Anton Korzh (verified owner)

    feature requests:
    -setting to power on on power on or not
    -setting power on and off on daily timer (dont want to mine 4pm to 11pm ie because too hot)
    -IFTTT integration – based on temperature sensor or smth
    -push notifications, ie telegram bot
    -commands on telegram bot

  71. 5 out of 5

    Stephen DeBarros (verified owner)

    Great product. Easy to setup and works great

  72. 5 out of 5

    Jonathan Hanson (verified owner)

    Best product at the best price.

  73. 5 out of 5

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    prob the best investment to save gas!! haha

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