[Nut-upsuser] Any good SNMP tutorial?

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Wed Aug 17 21:45:11 UTC 2016

On Wed, 17 Aug 2016, Brian Hilmers wrote:

> Hello, I am looking for good instructions on how to configure NUT to receive SNMP Trap signals and how to shutdown a server. My setup is:
> NUT: version 2.7.1-1ubuntu1, from package
> OS: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS
> UPS: Tripp Lite SMART3000RM2U
> The only thing I was able to understand from the documentation is to an entry in ups.conf:
> [tripplite-pa3]
>        driver = snmp-ups
>        port = tripplite-pa3.domain.com
>        community = public
>        mibs = ietf
> Then start upsd:
> root at dell1850:/etc/nut# upsd
> Network UPS Tools upsd 2.7.1
> fopen /var/run/nut/upsd.pid: No such file or directory
> listening on port 3493
> listening on ::1 port 3493
> Connected to UPS [tripplite-pa3]: snmp-ups-tripplite-pa3
> And that is as far as I got. How does one receive a low battery warning and shutdown the server?

Have you seen the User Manual "6.3. Configuring automatic shutdowns for 
low battery events"? 
You need to have upsmon configured and running.

Have you seen "Configuring NUT for the Eaton 3S UPS on Ubuntu Linux" 
with an example of upsmon configuration?


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