[Nut-upsuser] My previous post (lengthy, lots of tarace output)

Jesper Klit Jensen jesper at jensen-net.org
Sat Jan 2 03:57:36 UTC 2010


Regarding the web part the challenge is on your web server. You need to 
enable the exec-cgi for the location of the cgi scripts.

On 1/1/2010 22:28, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 31 December 2009, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Update after another day recuperating, including watching The Mountaineers
> hand Bobby Bowden a final win to end his career with, in the Sugar Bowl.
> 1. By moving the ups's data cable from an external hub to a direct to the
> motherboard socket, the lockouts and reports of another process, un-named,
> interfering with usbhid-ups have disappeared.  Totally.
> 2.  The init.d/ups script starts the correct usbhid-ups driver with upsdrvctl
> but outputs a FAIL even though htop can see it running with the "-a myups"
> argument.  I finally figured out how to configure the fedora's
> /etc/sysconfig/ups file so that all that works as expected (I think it is
> anyway)
> 3. A final tweak in the upsd.conf enabling the 'master' setting, and upsmon
> also seems happy and it is no longer spamming the messages log.
> Now, how do I get it to display the status, in a terminal screen, gui from a
> menu, or in firefox, the statistics it is outputting?  I ask because on the
> nut web pages, both links under this section of the docs:
> -------------------------
> Web-based monitoring
>      * Comes stock with CGI-based web interface tools for UPS monitoring and
> management, including graphical status displays.
>      * Custom status web pages may be generated with the CGI programs, since
> they use templates to create the pages. This allows you to have status pages
> which fit the look and feel of the rest of your site.
> ----------------------
> Are 404's.
> If I feed upsstats.cgi (or either of the other 2 .cgi scripts) all firefox
> wants to do is download them rather than displaying them.  Then if I feed the
> file upsstats.html to FF, it displays the file with color backgrounds on a
> per column basis, but no data.
> I put a screen snapshot of that at
> <http://gene.homelinux.net:85/gene/pix/upsstats-firefox.jpg>
> for your perusal.
> Any more ideas that can be thrown my way would be encouraging.
> And 4th, should I bugzilla the usb stacks inability to share a cable to a hub
> without making a mess of it?
> And finally, many thanks for your patience so far.

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