FreeBSD and UPS

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Mar 6 07:10:20 PST 2009

In response to Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at>:

> The vendor of our new server, tells me that an APC Smart-UPS 2200VA
> or APC Smart-UPS 3000VA does not have software for automatic shutdown when 
> power is lost, which is compatible with FreeBSD, it is only compatible 
> with Windows and Linux.
> Is this true? Has someone experience with that?

It's probably true.  However, just because APC doesn't supply software
officially supported by FreeBSD, doesn't mean that it doesn't exist.

I've had good success with ports/sysutils/apcupsd/

Bill Moran

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