[Nut-upsuser] Why are LAN ports not standard on UPSs these days?
xyllyx at gmail.com
Sun Jun 25 19:35:12 UTC 2017
On 6/25/2017 8:33 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 06/25/2017 05:52 PM, Philip Rhoades wrote:
>> On 2017-06-25 23:26, Larry Fahnoe wrote:
>>> Hi Phil,
>>> I don't have an answer to your question about the lack of LAN ports,
>> I think it is weird - with everything else being connected to LANs
>> like fridges etc . . why not UPSs?
> because probably an UPS port ( or even RS232-to-USB adapter ) is
> cheaper to implement than a LAN port ( & everything associated with
> it, like IP stack, SNMP and so on )
A LAN port is also an enterprise feature and companies don't like their
lesser expensive products competing with the enterprise stuff.
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