[CentOS] Power-outage

John Hodrien J.H.Hodrien at leeds.ac.uk
Fri Jul 1 11:26:10 UTC 2011

On Fri, 1 Jul 2011, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> I have a CentOS-5.6 remote server in a house in Italy,
> where there are occasional thunder-storms.
> There was one yesterday, when the electricity
> went off 3 times, for a second or so on each occasion.


Just buy a really basic UPS.  I don't know what the prices are like where you
are, but a crappy 500VA UPS can be had for about 25 uk pounds.

I've only ever monitored APC UPSs which can be monitored easily from linux, so
check for linux compatibility before buying something obscure.


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