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APC PowerChute management

I have 3 server with their Smart-UPS connected by USB cable. I downloaded PowerChute B.E. to manage ups. If I well understand PowerChute usage, I have to install an agent for each server and on unique ...
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Using a single APC UPS via network switch to gracefully shutdown many servers

Here is my situation. I have 10 Dell servers in my rack with 8 1500VA battery backups. I would like to take 1 of those battery backups and connect it to my network switch and use a software solution ...
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UPS unable to power the 1U server

1U rack server: http://ark.intel.com/products/67786/Intel-Server-System-R1304GL4DS9 Power backup: http://www.apc.com/products/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=BR1000G-IN When I try ...
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HP DL380G5 with APC SC1500 UPS — transfer time failure

I have 2 of these things: APC SmartUPS SC1500 (220v). My Proliant G5 DL380 PSUs seem to really hate them. This is what happens when UPS switches to battery (PSU2 is plugged into the SC1500): iLo IML ...
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How to configure an Ubuntu client with an APC Smart-UPS RT 5000 XL UPS

I have an Ubuntu machine an APC Smart-UPS RT 5000 XL UPS. I'd like to configure the UPS to send shutdown messages to the client when there is a power outage but I can't figure out how to install the ...
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Getting APCUPSD working with PowerChute (pcnet)

After configuring apcupsd and starting the service the service eventually times out and reports Warning communications lost with UPS. The ups is configured with the IP of the client and the client is ...
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VMware ESXi shutdown triggered by APC UPS connected via USB

I am shipping a bunch of ESXi 5.1 servers to remote offices where they will be powered via APC UPS. I would like to have the UPS trigger a shutdown of the connected server - I would then rely on the ...
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ipkg and apcupsd disappear after logging out of the session in which they are installed

I'm attempting to install apcupsd on 2 Synology NAS servers (RS3411 and RS3412) so that they shutdown when batterlife on the UPS (APC SmartUPS X 1500) reaches a set minimum. Here is what I do: - ssh ...
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How to detect APC UPS battery usage and run a script when on battery

I have a couple APC UPS - Smart-UPS RT 6000 RM XL Smart-UPS RT 5000 RM XL Unfortunately the power in my office likes to go out (out of my control) and hence the equipment powered by these UPS ...
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What size UPS should I be considering for ~2500 max W?

I need to purchase a UPS for my server Rack. The UPs will be supplying power to three devices. 2 IBM x3550 at ~700 max watts. And one IBM ds3200 with two power supplies drawing ~500 watts each. My ...
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APC 1500 - F01 Code - no battery overload

I have an APC 1500 - About a year ago, I could hear the battery back up kick in and a message would say that I was now on battery back up. There was/is no power failure and no reason for the battery ...
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APC UPS replace battery light and apcupsd reporting “replace battery”

We have an APC Smart UPS 1500. The "Replace Battery" light is on, and apcupsd reports: Emergency! Batteries have failed on UPS xxxx. Change them NOW However, from this article, ...
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Force-enable write cache on an AX150 disk array or fake APC SmartUPS communication

I have a Dell-branded EMC AX150i disk array that refuses to enable its write cache. After calling Dell support, it turns out that the system will refuse to enable its write cache unless an APC ...
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How does a 3-Phase UPS distribute power?

We've got 2 UPSes in our server room. One's 3 phase, and has a 3phase supply, yet the APC network stats thing only says Incoming Voltage: 230.1 Volts The other is a single phase one with no ...
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How to perform a APC 9617 Reset?

I've locked myself out of an APC 9617 management card. Trying to figure out how to reset the password, or even the card to factory defaults. All the documentation I can find says to connect to the ...
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APC 2200 RM in a continual self-test! Why?

I've purchased two different used APC 2200 RM units, and both have entered into a mode where they execute a continual self-test: that is, they go on battery briefly, test, then the test comes back ...
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APC Smart-UPS Amps - How many amps does it use all by itself?

APC Smart-UPS XL 3000 http://www.apc.com/products/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=su3000rmxl3u&tab=models I have two of these APC units. They use NEMA L5-30P electrical plugs. I'm ...
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Will a NEMA L5-20P plug work in a NEMA L5-30R receptacle?

I need to purchase a UPS & PDU and want to know if they will be compatible. Will the plug of the PDU be able to plug into this UPS? The UPS: APC Smart-UPS X 3000VA Rack/Tower LCD 100-127V with ...
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APC SC1000I over USB and NUT

I've got an APC SC1000I which I want to set up to be monitored with NUT, likely with newhidups. The basic config doesn't work: # tail -n 1 /var/log/messages Poll UPS [apc@localhost] failed - Driver ...
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apcupsd doesn't show voltage with “SmartUPS 1000 LCD”

I'm trying to config apcupsd on my Ubuntu 10.04 Server, I've got an "APC Smart UPS 1000 LCD" connected via USB ( Bus 003 Device 003: ID 051d:0003 American Power Conversion UPS ). My apcupsd.conf file ...
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APC AP9606 web-demo

Where can i find a demo of the web-interface for the smart card AP9606 from APC (i'm interested in geting a glimpse at the features and see if i can use it with my current newer version APC ups's) ?
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APC Smart-UPS: remote power shutoff?

Given: A server room containing about two dozen rackmount servers and a PBX. About a dozen APC Smart-UPS 2200s providing power to this equipment. A fire suppression project requiring immediate ...