Re: Windows compatible Monitoring Software for APC UPS
On Di, Jul 13, 2004 at 04:42:56 +0200, Ian Forbes <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> We have just installed Debian (Woody + Testing) server on a customer
> 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?