[ale] APC UPS and linux
danverde at comcast.net
Sat Dec 30 19:36:44 EST 2006
On Saturday 30 December 2006 6:52 pm, Trey Sizemore wrote:
> I've recently purchased an APC UPS (BackUPS XS 1500) for use with a few
> servers I have here at home and a desktop. I understand there's an
> apcupsd package that can be installed.
> I assume I can just plug the power cords of the machines into the UPS,
> hook the USP cable from the UPS to one of the machines, and then
> install apcupsd on that machine, correct?
> Is there any sort of GUI for monitoring?
I have been using a 1500 for a while now. It works great with apcupsd.
gapcmon is the gui.
You will have to make sure that you get the config files for apcupsd setup
be sure and set:
DEVICE # this is blank
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