[Nut-upsuser] pebcak or something else?

Svein Skogen (listmail account) svein-listmail at stillbilde.net
Thu Jul 30 14:07:48 UTC 2009

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Arjen de Korte wrote:
> Citeren "Svein Skogen (listmail account)" <svein-listmail at stillbilde.net>:
>> I've set up my ups solution with a dedicated box (laptop with its own
>> powersupply) connected to the ups, and have set up upsmon.conf to use a
>> customized script (SHUTDOWNCMD
>> "/usr/local/upsmonitor-files/shutdown.sh") that shuts down my ESXi boxes
>> properly.
>> However when ups power reaches the shutdown point, it seems that NUT
>> promptly ignores the shutdown script and goes on to shut down the
>> monitoring box instead. The laptop is running FreeBSD 7 stable
>> (RELENG_7) with nut version 2.4.1
>> What have I done wrong? (in all respects except this, the NUT setup
>> works)
> Read the section on POWER VALUES in 'man 8 upsmon'. You probably should
> assign the UPS a 'power value' of 0 (zero) on the laptop that is
> monitoring it (but isn't powered by it).

if it's a value of 0, will it still invoke the SHUTDOWNCMD?


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