[CentOS] APCUPSD port 3551 permission problem
bob8221 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 07:24:24 UTC 2009
On Sat, 2009-03-28 at 14:36 -0600, Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> >I need a little help on this problem, please? I include
> >my /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf file is attached.
> >port 3551 udp/tcp has
> >been added to the (running) firewall.
> Are you attempting to run the agent on a machine *without*
> the ups comm connected to it, such that it will receive status
> from the server that does have it connected and shutdown when
> that remote agent that *is* monitoring the ups suggests it should?
> I don't think so, I think your ups is connected to the server
> that is running the agent. You need not add this port to the
> firewall. It talks to itself over the loopback adapter.
You're quite correct sir. My misunderstanding on how a firewall and the
computer software may interconnect.
> >My APC is recognized as:
> >APC Back-UPS 450 FW:844.Kld.D USB FW:Kld
> >This from the hardware browser.
> >PS says:
> >root 2419 0.0 0.0 4196 584 ? Ss Mar23
> >0:09 /sbin/apcupsd -f /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf
> >Is group 2419 the problem? What should I name it? apcupsd?
> Group? Below your gui correctly identifies that data field as
> the pid:)
My sincere apologies. I know better. I must have been too tired.
> >The status field of the Service Configuration GUI says:
> >apcupsd (pid 2419) is running...
> >Error contacting host localhost port 3551: Connection refused
> You have suggested the NETSERVER directive be off, but you want
> a client side app to communicate with it:) Turn that "on" and
> restart it.
OK. Did that. Now listening on 127.0.0.1:3551 tcp instead of Unix DGRAM.
Thanks for the help!
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