Using A APC UPS With Linux

A UPS is a great way to protect your system from power outages. Below is a guide to set a managed UPS with Linux.

Install The Software

Modify Required APCUPSD File

Change the file so that the line ""ISCONFIGURED=NO"" now reads ""ISCONFIGURED=YES""

Connect the UPS

You can check to see if it was picked up properly by viewing the log files.

Change APCUPSD Configuration File

Modify the following entries to reflect the following:

Test The UPS Connection

Restart The UPS Daemon

View Current Status Of UPS

View Log Of UPS Events