Controlled start up
Posted on 2009-05-15
I'm sure there is an answer to this, I just can't find it!!!
I current have a small network of 10 servers one of which, the PDC, is plugged into my APC UPS via a USB lead. when the PDC detects that it has been on battery power for two minutes it runs a script to cleanly shut down all the other servers, before shutting its self down.
However, once the UPS detects that mains power is available all the servers come up together, is there a way I can control the order in which the servers are brought back up. ideally I'd like PDC and BDC to come up first before anything else as this seems to make my life easier when it does.