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restarting Motorola SB6121 cable modem through a script

PostPosted: Sat Jan 25, 2014 1:30 am
by kw123
for those who would like to restart their cable modem remotely:
the following command will reboot your cable modem. the address is hardwired into the modem it does not change

in a terminal:
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in applescript:
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do shell script "curl"

in PY:
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subprocess.Popen( "curl",shell=True,stdout=subprocess.PIPE,stderr=subprocess.PIPE).communicate()

just use your browser to get to the status page at
It shows signal levels, log files and also the reset button that is triggered by above commands.