UPS advice, please ...
Eric F Crist
ecrist at secure-computing.net
Mon Nov 21 02:14:51 GMT 2005
On Nov 20, 2005, at 5:55 PM, Murray Taylor wrote:
> Second the motion -- nut works well with the APC ups's
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Cezar
>> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 10:05 AM
>> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
>> 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
>> to monitor UPS status via a WEB browser.
>> WWW: http://www.networkupstools.org/
I personally use APC UPS with apcupsd (in ports) which works very
well with the USB cable supplied.
Eric F Crist
Secure Computing Networks
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