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RE: Managing a UPS with OpenBSD
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: RE: Managing a UPS with OpenBSD
- From: Stephen Marley <stephen_(_at_)_openkast_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 13:30:59 +0100
Edouard Forler [mailto:eforler_(_at_)_five4net_(_dot_)_myip_(_dot_)_org] writes:
> Here is my problem: I'd like to use a UPS system to protect a i386
> server against power outages which are frequent in the district.
> Installing a UPS is fairly easy, but there's one thing I can't figure
> out. The ups usually sends feedback to the server through a
> serial line, for example, to warn that it should shut down because
> there's only 1 minute power left. How can I do that with OpenBSD? I'm
> with APC's Back-UPS systems, which provide some monitoring software under
> Windows, but nothing for Unix-like systems. Is there a
> standard protocol?
http://www.sibbald.com/apcupsd/. It's also in ports/sysutils.
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