When this data is written to syslog , it is written a record at a time. Using the ipaddr , user , and passphrase will prevent this behavior. The serial port driver is still built and can be configured accordingly after installation. We don’t recommend that use it to build you build one yourself. Fleysher for working this out. This will cause apcupsd to be unable to communicate with the serial port. Thanks to all the people who have helped test this and have provided information on the cable wiring, our best guess for the cable schematic is the following:.

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Apcupsd supports USB connections on all major operating systems: This is an annoying bug, but not serious. This event is generated on a slave machine when it detects either that the master has shutdown, or that a onbattery situation exists and the communications line has been severed.

By default, the UPS reacts to distortions by transferring to on-battery operation to protect the equipment that you are plugging into the UPS.

Users – How to set up apcupsd with USB/RS adapter

If that doesn’t produce anything useful, you can try step 2. Note that if you close or disable the tray icon this does not stop or disable the apcupsd service which will continue to monitor the UPS and shutdown the computer when appropriate.

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SmartUPS models only support bits apcupss and 7. For the serial port DB9F connector, the pin numbers are stamped in the plastic near each apcupse.

That is, derial install a single copy of apcupsd but launch it multiple times using different configuration files and scripts. Sprinkle a few calls to usleep in your code and everything will work a lot better. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

You can specify initial values for variables by setting them in the environment.

apcupsd | A daemon for controlling APC UPSes

We recommend that perform a Battery Calibration about once a apcpsd. Slackware systems are fully supported, and by following the standard installation instructions given above, you should experience few or no problems.

Ah, right, sorry, I was confused. All cables furnished by APC have the cable number stamped on the side of the computer connector end of the cable.

eerial When substituting a third party battery with a higher capacity than the original, make sure that it still physically fits in the UPS casing. It should respond with SM. You will need to enter your server’s IP address as a trap receiver and make sure trap delivery is enabled.

APCUPSD User Manual

In general it is recommended to obtain a prebuilt package for your platform. It is important that you set the values to match your UPS model and cable type, and the serial port that you have attached the UPS to. If you save the ‘. This is a critical step and must be completed by a reconfigure boot.


How to set up apcupsd with USB/RS-232 adapter

Most likely you will be left with an unusable system. In this case, there are several instances of apcupsd on the same computer, each serisl a different UPS. Csaba Toth 4 If you see uhid instead, it probably means you did not properly disable the uhid driver when you compiled your kernel or perhaps you’re not running the new kernel. However, running in this mode much of the information that would be available in USB mode is lost. If this is not the case, you can either link it in appropriately yourself or explicitly call it from your rc.

At Kern’s site, running Red Hat 7.

This is a manual procedure and should not be confused with the runtime calibration performed through PowerChute plus [or apctest]. In my case, ups0 is the UPS powering the UPS server running the multiple apcupsd instances, so only ups0 should initiate a shutdown of the local machine.

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