[Nut-upsuser] Old fashion UPS monitoring

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Thu Mar 18 21:04:03 UTC 2010

On Thu, 18 Mar 2010, Morgan Lindstrom wrote:
> I have a box that monitors the surrounding environment and sends a
> signal to a debian machine when it is time to shut down, according to
> the developers of the box it uses and old standard of UPS signaling.
> It is super simple, it just changes the DCD status to high when it is
> time to shut down. Has anybody heard of this kind of signaling, i
> have googled without success. But maybe someone on this list can help
> me sort thit out?

Check out the generic UPS driver, it can monitor for this sort of UPS, 
you need to tell it what lines are connected to which event.

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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