automation and inound connections

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Wondering if anyone has the viasat (before I subscribe) and has automation working?  Ive heard you cannot connect INTO your house and change your thermostat, or close your garage door, etc.  I have a handful of devices that are on wifi so that I can connect to them when I am over seas (pool, lights, etc) but heard since satellite internet is not "constantly on" and is "active when used" there is no way to connect to devices externally.  Anyone have any devices and has this working?
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Mike De La Cruz

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I can remote start my car over wifi and have an electrical outlet in the house that I control with wifi.  Should be the same if you want to close your garage door etc.

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ViaSat is an "Always On" connection and Inbound connections are quite normal.

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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You should be able to do this
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Nathan Hart

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Works just fine. I have surveillance and smart outlets. Access by remote all day long.