heller at deepsoft.com
Fri Jul 1 14:59:12 UTC 2011
At Fri, 1 Jul 2011 09:23:31 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> > Robert Heller wrote:
> >> At Fri, 1 Jul 2011 12:26:10 +0100 (BST) CentOS mailing list
> >> <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> >>> 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.
> >> With a non-Linux compatable UPS, you can use a old analog serial modem
> > Another solution could be cheap router with IP not pluged into UPS. If
> > server can not ping that IP, you would shut it down, via script.
> *shrug* I think all the UPSs I've seen for consumers in the last five
> years seem to have a USB port to go to the computer. That, and apcupsd,
> are all you need.
APC UPSes are supported by apcupsd. Other brands, not so much. Some
(read: cheaper models) have their own special protocol and don't
include Linux support. These solutions are intended for the cheaper or
otherwise 'unsupported' UPSes. It *sounds* like the OP does not need
something smart and is probably looking for something cheap.
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