Getting help for apcupsd (re-post)

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Jan 19 18:25:46 UTC 2015

On 1/19/2015 10:34 AM, Manish Jain wrote:

> I have an APC UPS (USB) which works perfectly under Windows XP SP3, but
> fails to shut down upon power failure via a daemon installed through the
> port sysutils/apcupsd. Seemingly, the daemon is unable to communicate
> with the UPS to determine remaining battery level.

what does
show ?

also, what is the output of
     grep -v ^# /usr/local/etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf | strings


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