[Nut-upsuser] Power Down ESXi before SAN

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Mon Jul 17 10:14:38 UTC 2017

On Sun, 16 Jul 2017, Mike Schaffner wrote:

> I have 2 APC UPS systems, one is connected to my ESXi host and the other 
> to my FreeNAS.   The battery for the FreeNAS will run out before the 
> battery for the ESXi, so I need ESXi to shutdown first.   If I wait 
> until BatteryLow on ESXI, it will be too late as FreeNAS will have 
> already shutdown.   How can I change the configuration on ESXI to 
> shutdown after a small delay so that it is done before the FreeNAS 
> Shutdown starts.

See chapter 7 in http://rogerprice.org/NUT/ConfigExamples.A5.pdf which 
covers timed shutdowns.

You could also use the [OB LB] status on the FreeNAS to shutdown the ESXi 
as a slave before the master FreeNAS.  Do you have NUT running on the 


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