[Nut-upsuser] Low Battery event not occurring

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Sat May 14 10:01:44 UTC 2016

On Fri, 13 May 2016, Kamran Khan wrote:

> I have a TrippLite SMART2200RM2UN UPS.  I have installed and configured 
> NUT as instructed on the website, and am able to monitor the status of 
> the UPS without much problem.  The only problem I am seeing is that I 
> cannot get the machine to actually send a Low Battery ( LB ) signal.  
> When I run "upsc myups at localhost", the "battery.charge.low" is "10".  My 
> current "battery.charge" is "6".  However, when I type "upsc 
> myups at localhost ups.status", it only shows OB and DISCHRG, not LB.
> If I understand the NUT process correctly, it looks for this LB status 
> in order to create the POWERDOWNFLAG.  "In upsmon.conf, add a 
> POWERDOWNFLAG directive with a filename. upsmon will create this file 
> when the UPS needs to be powered off during a power failure when low 
> battery is reached."

What does command

sudo grep -v -E "#.*$|^[[:space:]]*$" /etc/ups/upsmon.conf



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