Pinging, Remotely Rebooting and Reflashing Sputnik-Powered devices
How to ping, reboot and reflash Sputnik-powered devices over the internet.
Log into SputnikNet, then select Routers under the CONFIG menu.
Selecting a Sputnik-Powered device.
Pinging a Sputnik-Powered device.
To send a ping to a Sputnik-Powered device, click on the "Ping" button at the upper right side of the page. The button will say "Pinging..."
If the ping is successful, the button will briefly flash green, stating "ALIVE", then the ping time in seconds. An unsuccessful ping indicates that there is a network problem somewhere between the Sputnik-powered device and the SputnikNet server. See "Troubleshooting" for networking tips.
Rebooting a Sputnik-Powered device.
Confirm that you want to reboot the device.
Wait approximately one minute.
SputnikNet will ping the device after a reboot.
Reflashing a Sputnik-powered device.
If the "Reflash" button appears at the upper right side of the page, there is a newer version of Sputnik Agent software available for your Sputnik-Powered device. If you hover over the "Reflash" button, a tooltip will appear indicated the current and available Sputnik Agent versions.
Click on "Reflash" to initiate a software update.