[CentOS] [OT] ups advice

Thu Apr 14 19:46:44 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/14/2011 2:13 PM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Keep in mind that pretty much all of them that don't have multiple
>> battery/control modules and auto-switching (like the big APC Symmetra's)
>>    will have their own failure modes 3 or 4 years out if you just plug
>> them in and forget them.  That is, they will cause downtime even if you
>> don't have a power failure.
> *shrug* You run the self-test every so often, or have apcupsd do it. In
> any case, when the "replace battery" light *first* goes on, order new
> ones, and replace 'em when they come in.

I think we've had many where the "replace battery" light never came on 
until after they had dropped power.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com