[CentOS] APC Smart-ups "status codes" (slightly OT)

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Jan 29 22:27:09 UTC 2010

> On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 16:53 -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
<battery change tale o' woe snipped>
>> But the idiot light's still on.
>> So, looking at all the values that the "apcsmart" choice can give me,
>> the first thing is UPS status. I've been googling for a while, and can't
>> find a single reference to it. Anyone have a link to somewhere that will
>> give me the status codes (and their meaning)?
> The only thing that comes to mind is to check out NUT ( Network UPS
> Tools ) at http://www.networkupstools.org and see if their source code
> can answer your questions.

THANK YOU! That was it!
> I've been using NUT for some time with APC units and had no issues when
> changing batteries, but I have a vague memory of some models being fussy
> about noticing the new battery.  Google should be able to find those
> discussions for you.

Hmmm... that could be the problem. I'll look Monday.

Thanks, very much.


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