[CentOS] semi-OT:apcupsd

Fri Nov 17 18:49:54 UTC 2017
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Fri, November 17, 2017 11:46 am, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 11/17/2017 7:16 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>>> I can't seem to find apcupsd for C 6. Just went to epel's website, and
>>> not
>>> visible. Anyone have a clue?
>> suggestion, use NUT instead, the Network UPS Tools....  works for all
>> sorts of UPS's, not just APC, and supports a master/slave sort of
>> network control of power management.
>> here's the project site for an overview... http://networkupstools.org/
>> nut is in EPEL
> I started looking at that last year... and could not find, in its
> documentation, how to set up almost all of what we have: APC rackmount
> UPSes with APC's weired RJ-45-toUSB cable. APCUPSd made that very easy,
> and was, in fact, the default configuration.

I was using apcupsd for over decade until after we moved to the server
room with central UPSes. I always was installing that "UNIX" way: by
downloading tarball and compiling it.

I hope, this helps.


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Valeri Galtsev
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