[Nut-upsuser] Can't figure out what is wrong !

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Thu Nov 11 17:49:12 UTC 2010

On Thu, 11 Nov 2010, Rémi Lavergne wrote:
> I have recently installed nut to manage a DELL USB UPS

Which model?  What does lsusb report?

> on a DELL server running UBUNTU Server. I have installed nut via 
> apt-get and then configured following several tutorials found on 
> the web.

Which one did you follow? or did you create your own configuration? 
If you could put your NUT configuration files on a web server so 
that we could browse them that would help.  (Remove anything 

> I just try to get a safe shutdown of the server on low battery and 
> if possible a clean reboot on power back. So far I think I don't 
> have communication between the UPS and the server but I can't 
> really understand what is happening.

Tell us precisely what you did so far to test your setup.  Which 
commands did you use?  What was the result?

> Can someone tell me how to test my configuration or at least where 
> to start so that I can fix it or come back with more precise 
> questions ? In which files should I look for error messages ?

Try /var/log/messages.


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