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Re: Windows compatible Monitoring Software for APC UPS

On Di, Jul 13, 2004 at 04:42:56 +0200, Ian Forbes <iforbes@zsd.co.za> wrote:
> Hi
> We have just installed Debian (Woody + Testing) server on a customer 
> site.
> He wants to know if we can install a "slave" network UPS monitor 
> program so that it can receive a command to perform a graceful shut 
> down when the UPS runs flat. 
> The UPS is currently connected to a Windows server via serial cable. 
> It powers both boxes. The Windows server is currently running 
> monitoring software supplied with the APC Smarthost UPS.
> Has anybody encountered a situation like this before?

How do you expect the software to receive commands while the hardware is
not connected to the USV?

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