I also power my PoE
adapter via a Cisco IOS Switch, which has a cool feature called
'Energywise'this allowed that admin to
set a schedule of when to power off at a set time of day.
Shutting the Pi and
then 5 minutes later powering off the PoE works fairly well if your clocks are
synced.Syncing clocks is again trivial
but because I shut the device based upon the heat the sun provides, guess what
problem comes next?Yes, season
variations are at play as my sunset time in winter at 5pm versus 9pm in summer
means that I'm potentially missing out on some nighttime observation.
So instead of
statically setting the energywise time as in the following example: