UPS advice, please ...

Murray Taylor MTaylor at
Sun Nov 20 23:56:55 GMT 2005

Second the motion -- nut works well with the APC ups's 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Cezar Fistik
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 10:05 AM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: UPS advice, please ...
> Hello Kiffin,
> Friday, November 18, 2005, 10:20:08 PM, you wrote:
> > I have a couple web servers running FreeBSD 5.x and need to 
> protect them
> > against power outages.
> > These are two simple machines running at home so nothing fancy. Just
> > some way to do a power down neatly so the shutdown has time 
> to clean up.
> > What do I need and where can I look for more detailed information.
> check this out, I use it and it works with many different UPS.
> # cd /usr/ports/sysutils/nut
> # cat pkg-descr
> This is a developing project to monitor a large assortment of 
> UPS hardware.
> Network communications are used so that multiple systems can monitor a
> single physical UPS and shut down together if necessary without any
> special "sharing hardware" on the UPS itself. CGI scripts are provided
> to monitor UPS status via a WEB browser.
> WWW:
> - Doug Barton
> DougB at
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Cezar                            mailto:cezar at
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