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apcupsd vs NUT in Proxmox environment

I have a Proxmox node which is actually is HP Proliant DL 320e G8 server + APC SmartUPS 750 connected directly to the server by usb cable. On the host are running several Linux VMs. My question is - ...
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SSH not working when called by automated script

SUMMARY: My script which includes ssh runs fine from the command line but the ssh part does not work when the script is called by an an automated daemon (apcupsd). DETAIL: I've got an ESXi server and ...
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apcupsd not working properly on centos 5

I have APC UPS and my servers are directly connected to it using power cable. I want to use network link to shutdown servers when ups goes on batter. the following is my config file. ## apcupsd.conf ...
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Slave APCUPSD issuing killpower

I am using an APC BackUPS Pro to run two machines. One is critical and is connected directly to the UPS as the master and the other machine is not so important and is connected via the NIS as a slave. ...
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Is umount -f on non-nfs volume always evil?

Edit: Executive summary (--verbose version below): I need a machine to shut down quickly in a power outage due to short battery life. Is there any reason I should not use 'umount -f' (embedded in a ...
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Is there some software available to centrally manage APC IP enabled PDUs? [closed]

I am not looking for a recommendation of which one to use, just an answer as the whether anything to do this exists. We have a few dozen AP7921 & similar units that until now we have managed on ...
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How can I have a deamon invoke scripts as another user?

I am configuring a server connected to an UPS. The UPS is managed via apcupsd and it calls some scripts when there is a power outage and when the situation goes back to normal. The server is running ...
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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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Running apcupsd on server core 2012?

Is it possible to run acpupsd on server core 2012? I went out and bought some Back-UPS (with USB cable signalling) to run some Hyper-V servers before I realized "that wont work" :-) Back-UPS are not ...
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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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Configure the UPS apcupsd demon to run a script?

I have a ups connected to a Linux server with a usb cable, i installed apcupsd demon and i was wondering how to instruct it to run a shell script i created when a special condition occurs? i.e. the ...
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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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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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One server, Two APC UPS on redundant power supplies : How to trigger shutdown?

I have a server racked and its redundant power supplies plugged in two APC Smart-UPS 3000 XLM. Each UPS is connected to two different mains power sources. Two instances of apcupsd are running, each ...
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Graceful Shutdown of Ubuntu Machine with APC UPS - Network to USB Cable

So I have two APC UPS devices: Back-UPS ES 500 and 725. These two UPSes work fine but recently we had an extended outage and both of our servers connected to these UPSes shutdown and one of them had ...
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Smart UPS 2200 & Windows 2008 R2 with Hyper-V

We are setting up a new Windows 2008 R2 server and I am trying to get it to listen to the attached UPS and shut itself down gracefully when there is an outage. Unfortunately, the included PowerChute ...
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How to shut down Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 from acpupsd?

I have several computers connected to a single APC SmartUPS 1500. The UPS status is monitored by a server running acpupsd. The other computers also have apcupsd installed, and poll the main computer ...