OT: Looking for some inpiration with UPS setup
Per olof Ljungmark
peo at intersonic.se
Sat Nov 10 14:34:19 PST 2007
Christopher Key wrote:
> NetOpsCenter wrote:
>> Christopher Key wrote:
>>> I've a FreeBSD fileserver, a solid state router (Linksys box running
>>> OpenWRT) and a couple of gigabit switches that I'd like to move onto
>>> a UPS (I'm primarily looking at the APC Smart-UPS line).
>> I have a similar setup in my noc shed.
>> I got 2 old APC units that a client had replaced and attached a 120
>> AMP stationery batteries to them. They will power the switch, 3
>> servers and KVM switches and a monitor for 6 hours uninterrupted.
>> It's not pretty to look at but is stable and does the job nicely.
> I'm rather pressed for space, this gear is in a tiny cupboard also
> storing the traditional contents of a utility room and garage. I'd
> manged to allow myself 1 shelf, 30cm x 50cm x 20cm for the UPS gear.
> That might just be enough space to squeeze in a UPS and a 120Ah SLA
> battery, which would keep both up for at least 6h, hopefully enough to
> span most outages. For outages longer than that, I'd probably not mind
> losing my DHCP leases anyway. Are there any specific requirements for
> the attached batteries, or will any 12V SLA battery suffice? It's just
> a shame that no UPS units offer a WOL option for waking up attached
Hi, I wonder why it is such a big deal to keep the leases? Why not
asssign static IP's to everything instead if it is a small setup? Just
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