[Nut-upsuser] false low battery alarm

Kris Jordan nut.kj at sagebrushnetworks.com
Thu Feb 28 19:48:45 UTC 2013

Ben Kamen wrote, On 2/28/2013 10:08 AM:
> On 2013-02-28 11:55 AM, Kris Jordan wrote:
>> Vieri wrote, On 2/28/2013 9:41 AM:
>>> --- On Thu, 2/28/13, Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
>>> Will the ups.mfr.date value be updated automatically by the APC ups 
>>> firmware when I change the battery or will I need to set it 
>>> manually? I'm asking because I'm not sure if the current battery was 
>>> really installed at the time indicated by this field.
>> Where APC has provided a value for battery mfg date, it has always 
>> been the same as the UPS mfg date. The value isn't automatically 
>> updated and NUT doesn't (from what I've seen) provide a way to update 
>> it manually.
> The Nut Gnome client does allow updating the battery changeout value.
> the field in question is: battery.date

I've only seen it as a read-only value (not in upsrw). Have you tried 
changing it in that client?

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