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Re: APC Ups, non-serial connection
On Tue, 12 Mar 2002, Rickard Borgmäster wrote:
> Just wanted to know if somebody out there is using any kind of non-
> serial connection to your apc ups? I have the SNMP Management card,
> which sends info to its configured nodes to shutdown etc on various
> power events. This works just fine with Windows etc.
> There is a client software for Linux, however, complete with a not-
> so-neccessary installer which requires X. Furthermore requires Java
> VM to run. I really don't want all that running on my FW.
> So, any ideas, besides dumping the traffic and start writing my own
Actually, That's what I did last autumn, so I have a small deamon that
listen on udp/3052 and complains when things go bad.
It probably in some kind of beta now, it needs some polishing but most
functionality is there.
It would be nice to have some opinions on it, so get in touch if you want
to take a look.
Björn Sandell DCE/DFS Sysadmin IT department
Chalmers University of Technology www.dce.chalmers.se