[Nut-upsuser] Outlet switching on the MGE Pulsar 1500 using usbhid-ups on FreeBSD

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Oct 30 00:52:35 UTC 2007

On Mon, 29 Oct 2007, Arjen de Korte wrote:
> [...]
> > I managed to set the low battery level OK though (and then shut my
> > PC down by mistake :) so I can actually set values.. Is it just
> > that usbhid-ups doesn't support outlet switching? (yet hopefully :)
> Outlet switching is supported, only you need to use 'upscmd' for that
> (see the man page). The output of
>     upscmd -l <upsname>
> will tell you which commands are supported for your UPS. In newer NUT
> versions, even a little description will be displayed (we forgot that
> when these commands were added), but you can probably do without.

Ahah, thanks!
Works great.

Now to get the devd script working so start NUT when I plug it in :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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