Making APC 500 Back UPS (basic) work with FreeBSD

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Feb 21 06:26:05 PST 2006

manish jain wrote:
> I just purchased an APC 500 Back UPS (the basic model, not the pro/smart
> one).
> It does not have any serial/usb interface. Can I get apcupsd or any other daemon
> to work with it so that the system automatically shuts down before backup supply
> runs out ?

No.  If your UPS isn't smart and does not have an external USB or serial port,
apcupsd has nothing to work with.


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