[Nut-upsuser] Slave as master

Rob MacGregor rob.macgregor at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 14:25:27 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 13:11, Scott Evans <scott at vk7hse.hobby-site.org> wrote:
> I have a similar question to this as well, in that I have my server set up
> using NUT with a SOLA-330 (working nicely!) and my desktop is using an APC
> BackUPS-300 (this model has no serial/USB comms) as the SOLA & APC are rated
> the same, I was wanting my server to send a broadcast packet across my LAN
> to force all PC's (that are still powered by UPS's) to shut down... (I have
> a third desktop without a UPS at this time! and in the event of a power
> outage this will already be down!)
> Is this possible to be done? if so, where can I find such information?

A machine can be a master for an UPS that it isn't powered by.  The
documentation has covered this for at least 5 years now ;)

                 Please keep list traffic on the list.

Rob MacGregor
      Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he
        doesn't become a monster.                  Friedrich Nietzsche

More information about the Nut-upsuser mailing list