Subject: Re: USB support for APC UPSs?
To: Brian A. Seklecki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 07/29/2006 23:53:51
On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 23:22:27 -0400, "Brian A. Seklecki"
> > Maybe USB ups-nut would work better with APC UPSes ...
> Most of the newer non-residential class APC UPSs have ethernet
> connectivity so you can use SNMP or SSH/HTTPs instead on a private
> VLAN. I don't know of any daemon that can poll, but you could use
> cron(8) + snmpget(1) pretty easily.
Thanks -- but this is for my house... (Yes, it's a lot of UPSs for a
house, but we have (at least) one computer per person, plus one for the
file server. What, you mean every house doesn't have a fileserver? (In
this crowd, I'm not even the outer limits of computer density....)
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb