[CentOS] apcupsd-3.14.14

Sun Dec 25 01:33:21 UTC 2016
TE Dukes <tdukes at palmettoshopper.com>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: CentOS [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of John R
> Pierce
> Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2016 8:13 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] apcupsd-3.14.14
> On 12/24/2016 5:02 PM, TE Dukes wrote:
> > I have an older Smart APC UPS. Replaced the batteries twice. It might
> > be time to upgrade. This has been broken for a while but batteries are
> > cheaper than replacing the whole unit.
> if it only has the non-serial port serial port control signalling, where
> etc are used to signal the UPS, and requires a very specific APC
> "serial" cable, then I'd consider retiring it.    I prefer my UPS's to
> have ethernet based power management
Not using an APC cable, just USB. It doesn't have an Ethernet connection,
just USB and a serial port.

Its an APC Smart 750. Not looking for run time, but a safe shutdown.

It may be worth upgrading. Checked Newegg the other day and they have come
down in price big time.

About time for another battery change anyway.