[Nut-upsuser] Do I need to configure times and percents?

Victor Porton porton at narod.ru
Mon Dec 1 09:11:31 UTC 2014

01.12.2014, 06:18, "Charles Lepple" <clepple at gmail.com>:
> On Nov 29, 2014, at 7:32 AM, Victor Porton <porton at narod.ru> wrote:
>>  On Debian Linux jessie:
>>  After buying an UPS and installation of nut-server and nut-client at my PC and configuring the ports and the protocol, do I need to adjust time and/or percentage parameters, to be sure my computer will be turned off automatically after a reasonable time after failing electricity?
> I would recommend testing with a dummy load to see if the UPS operates as you expect it to.
> In particular, there is no standard for a "reasonable time" for shutdown. In the default configuration, NUT's upsmon program shuts the system down after the UPS reports a low battery. Your UPS may or may not allow that threshold to be configured, so there are several other options if you want to shut down after a specific time on battery, or when other conditions are reached.
>>  My UPS is Advice PRS850.
> You may want to check the list archives to see if anyone else has additional information on other UPS models from this manufacturer:
>    http://www.networkupstools.org/support.html#_mailing_lists
> It actually isn't on our hardware compatibility list:
>    http://buildbot.networkupstools.org/~buildbot/cayman/docs/latest/stable-hcl.html
> If you post additional details (output of upsc and upsrw) someone may be able to offer more specific suggestions.

$ upsc advice
Init SSL without certificate database
battery.charge: 100
battery.voltage: 13.70
battery.voltage.high: 13.00
battery.voltage.low: 10.40
battery.voltage.nominal: 12.0
device.type: ups
driver.name: blazer_usb
driver.parameter.pollinterval: 2
driver.parameter.port: /dev/ttyS0
driver.parameter.productid: 5161
driver.parameter.vendorid: 0665
driver.version: 2.7.2
driver.version.internal: 0.11
input.current.nominal: 3.0
input.frequency: 50.0
input.frequency.nominal: 50
input.voltage: 234.9
input.voltage.fault: 234.9
input.voltage.nominal: 230
output.voltage: 234.9
ups.beeper.status: enabled
ups.delay.shutdown: 30
ups.delay.start: 180
ups.load: 18
ups.productid: 5161
ups.status: OL
ups.type: offline / line interactive
ups.vendorid: 0665

Victor Porton - http://portonvictor.org

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