using nut-ups with apc UPS on USB

Jeffrey Goldberg jeffrey at
Mon Mar 26 03:43:23 UTC 2007

On Mar 25, 2007, at 9:18 PM, Michael P. Soulier wrote:

> Hey,
> I'm new to using nut-ups, or any UPS monitoring software.
> Mainly I want some kind of reporting on power failures, and for a
> clean shutdown in the event of a prolonged outage.
> The UPS is an APC Back-UPS ES 500, with a USB interface. [...]
> Any hints on setting this up? If nut-ups isn't the right software, I'm
> open to suggestions.

I'm not familiar with nut-ups, but I've been very happy with apcupsd  
(in ports/sysutils).  I am using an APC Back-UPS XS 1200.


Jeffrey Goldberg              

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