[Nut-upsuser] New User Questions - With Belkin USB

David White whitedavidp at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 9 14:16:12 BST 2019

Hi and thanks Charles. I never would have thought of this. But I do get 
the same response as without the @localhost.

On 7/8/2019 5:15 PM, Charles Lepple wrote:
> On Jul 8, 2019, at 6:35 PM, David White wrote:
>> This makes me think something remains broken. But
>> upsc belkinusb
>> right after this gets results.
> Does "upsc belkinusb at localhost" also work? If not, check to make sure
> that localhost doesn't resolve to a slightly different address than
> what upsd is listening to. I don't remember how Ubuntu 14 deals with
> IPv6, but if I run "getent hosts localhost" on an Ubuntu 18.04 box,
> it only returns the IPv6 loopback address ("::1", not "").
> If you already have a firewall set up, the easiest answer might be to
> have upsd listen on, and then use firewall rules to restrict
> untrusted outside hosts.

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