Making APC 500 Back UPS (basic) work with FreeBSD

Donald J. O'Neill duncan.fbsd at
Tue Feb 21 07:50:36 PST 2006

On Tuesday 21 February 2006 08:26, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> 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.

As best I can tell from the OP's description, and the APC website, they 
all have a UPS port. Go from there.


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