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UPS models known to work: CyberPower PowerSL series CyberPower Power2000 1500VA CyberPower Power99 325VA, 400VA, 500VA and 720VA Some older CyberPower 385VA and 450VA models TrippLite Internet Office 500 UPS Various older APC units.
Powstatd can also be configured to allow a master machine to control (Via a network connection) up to 20 (by default) additional slave machines connected to the same UPS. This allows you to run several machines off the same UPS, with only one of the machines actually reading the UPS status over the serial line. This version of powstatd uses secure cryptography to communicate between master and slave(s), replacing the older powstatd-crypt Debian package.
powstatd for Debian ------------------- Powstatd for Debian came in two favours prior to version 1.5.1-3: the regular powstatd package and the powstatd-crypt package which encrypted communication between master and slave (when many computers are connected to the power supply of a UPS, but only one of them is connected to the serial line and knows when a shutdown should be done because of a power more»
Description: Configurable UPS monitoring daemon Assuming you have a relay-based "dumb" UPS that signals your computer via a serial connection, you should be able to configure powstatd in just a few minutes. Powstatd is known to run with a variety of Cyberpower UPS supplies (Power99 325VA, 400VA, 500VA and 720VA, Power2000 1500VA, and some older 385VA and 450VA models) and various older APC units more»
POWSTATD(8) Linux System Administrator's Manual POWSTATD(8) NAME powstatd - a configurable UPS monitor. SYNOPSIS powstatd [ -t | -k ] DESCRIPTION powstatd is a configurable UPS monitoring daemon designed to work with SysVinit (e.g., most Linux distributions). powstatd monitors a serial connection from a "dumb" or "relay" UPS for p more»
powstatd (1.5.1-7) unstable; urgency=low * Debconf translations: - Japanese, thanks to Hideki more»
v1.5 (March 1, 2001) added signaling capability to handle some older UPS fixed timestamping bug (W more»
This package was debianized by Peter S Galbraith firstname.lastname@example.org on Thu, 09 Dec 1999 11:37:55 -0400. more»