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Questions tagged [ups]

Uninterruptible power supply

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Apcupsd on Debian stretch 9 no connection to UPS?

I'm trying to get apcupsd to work with my Ups (APC Back-UPS 700VA) with my server running Debian 9 stretch but can't connect to ups and get this when I run: rene@odroidxu4-share:~$ sudo apcaccess ...
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NUT on FreeBSD unable to detect UPS

I've been trying to get my APC SNMP v3 UPS to work with NUT (network UPS tools) on FreeBSD 11.2. It's not detecting it. What I've done so far Clean install FreeBSD 11.2 AMD64 and check UPS pingable ...
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How can I ensure a complete system shutdown on FreeNAS/FreeBSD?

upsmon is configured to automatically shutdown the system upon power failure. However, the shutdown seems to fail halfway, leaving me without remote access to the system: Feb 2 12:21:54 the_host ...
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Setup NUT power failure notifications when running computer on UPS battery

Description of the problem I have UPS Orvaldi KC2000 (its capacity: 2000VA/1400W) and I want to setup configuration of my Debian 10 (Buster which is currently testing) to: get GUI (preferably GNOME) ...
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NUT UPS Setup Errors

I'm having a strange issue while trying to configure NUT on a CentOS 6 machine to control an Eaton 5E UPS. I've taken the following steps # yum install nut # yum install usbutils Then updated nut....
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Restart nut-driver when data stale, usb device keeps changing

I have a PowerWalker VI 850 LCD ups connected to a Raspberry Pi Model B+ via USB. I have been trying to use NUT to monitor it, with lots of problems. First, it seems that the protocol detection wasn't ...
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How to safely discharge UPS using workstation (prevent filesystem damage)

I'm using quite big UPS comparing to hardware attached to it in order to achieve longer uptime on UPS (up to 1h). However as maintenance practice it's advised to discharge it at least every 3 months. ...
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NUT upsrw ERR READONLY

I am using NUT to shutdown the ups powering my CentOS 6 server but it has a 30 second delay when executing the shutdown. When I run upsc I can see that the 30 seconds is controlled by the variable ...
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CentOS 6 NUT COmmunicate with UPS

I am trying to configure NUT for my Mecer UPS and it is asking me for the port that the UPS is connected to, in the NUT ups.conf example it shows port = /dev/ttyS1 How can I determine the port that ...
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Unexpected system shutdown with low battery UPS status

I have nut which installed on Debian 8 host. The host is connected with UPS. In general everything works as expected. If UPS works on line, upsc shows the corresponding status. If UPS works on battery,...
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Configure UPower to recognize PowerWare 9130 UPS (Ubuntu Xenial)

I just installed Ubuntu Xenial Desktop (16.04.1) on my HP ProDesk 600 G2 and there is a red (empty) battery icon at the upper right. The PC is plugged into a UPS which I know works (Powerware 9130) ...
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/proc/bus/usb in /etc/fstab prevents my PC to start the graphic session

I bought a UPS this week and it came with the WinPower software that lets my PC (Linux Mint 18 XFCE) to communicate with the UPS, monitor it, and receive a shutdown signal in case the UPS battery is ...
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How to read the battery on a Banana Pi R1 router with OpenWRT?

Model: BPI R1 Firmware Version: OpenWrt Chaos Calmer 15.05-rc3 / LuCI Master (git-15.233.47308-791ca8b) Kernel Version: 3.18.19 Other images on this same hardware had various methods to monitor the ...
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Memory Issue: Raspberry Pi [closed]

I am working on one project required to monitor the UPS using NUT server. For monitoring and data logging I am using the minibian OS (JESSIE). In order to monitor the ETON UPS I have wrote a shell ...
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String Manipulation Shell Script [duplicate]

I am working on a UPS Monitoring project using NUT Server. My objective is to make a shell script which sends one command and in response receives the status and other parameters from the UPS. for ...
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Detect power loss

Is it possible to detect loss of power on a laptop/desktop without an UPS? Obviously a computer without an UPS will shutdown at least almost immediately after being unplugged/having its battery ...
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Does anything USE /dev/initctl or /run/initctl

I have been investigating code for a UPS for a Raspberry Pi that is using sysv init rather than systemd (personal preference and familiarity). I was looking into how a privileged script - possibly ...
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How-to for ViewPower UPS Management on Linux?

Even when I use to prefer Linux over Windows, I must admit that the ViewPower suite for UPS management is a pain to configure on Linux, and extremely easy on Windows (just install and go). Isn't ...
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Is it possible to expose a USB UPS via SNMPD?

I have a Rack Mount Cyberpower UPS I'd like to be able to monitor with LibreNMS. It only connects via USB. Is it possible to have the Ubuntu Server running SNMPD expose the UPS MIBs?
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CentOS 6 apcupsd Trouble Shooting

I'm having issues with the recommended UPS monitoring software apcupsd. It installed ok but when I run it and check the error messages it is getting spammed with all these messages and doesn't seem ...
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Linux Network UPS Tools Setup

Power failures have been wrecking my server, so I recently plugged it into a USB UPS (MEISSNER XT1200 (1200VA) UPS). The problem is that the power failures last longer than the UPS battery can handle ...
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How to simulate power outage for a single NUT client?

I've changed the behaviour of a single server (configured as netclient) when on UPS, but I'm not sure how to test it in isolation. dummy-ups seems related, but even the configuration looks completely ...
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How to configure apcupsd to leave UPS running after server shutdown?

My server that runs apcupsd is the largest load on my UPS, and whenever the power goes out I want to have the server shutdown and leave the UPS to run until the UPS shuts itself down on low battery ...
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Run various shell commands when NUT reports a low UPS battery

On a Debian server I've successfully installed the nut package so that my Ellipse PRO 1200 UPS's status can be fetched via USB (upsc my-ups returns battery level). Note: I haven't tested what will ...
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How to get notification from upower when UPS is on battery

I have a Fedora Core 19 system powered via a desk-side UPS. I've connected the UPS' USP port to the FC19 system, and it was apparently recognized, as upower -d now reports its presence: ups ...
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Why surt1000xli APC UPS recognised by NUT apcsmart driver as “old”?

So I have this UPS connected to machine with a RS232/USB cable. ups.conf contains [apc1] driver = apcsmart port = /dev/ttyUSB0 desc = "APC USB" And I get the following output: $ sudo ...
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Make system robust against unexpected power loss

Are there any common or standard ways to make a system more robust against unexpected power loss (I.e., without proper shutdown)? I was using a UPS but the battery is dying and I haven't had a chance ...