[Nut-upsuser] Monitoring for an alarm

Adam Pribyl pribyl at lowlevel.cz
Tue Jun 18 12:12:54 BST 2019

On Tue, 18 Jun 2019, Roger Price wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jun 2019, Adam Pribyl wrote:
>> I found one of UPS has a
>> ups.alarm  :  Battery charger fail! Internal UPS fault!
>> Is there a way to monitor for this kind of failure? In upsmon I did not 
> find 
>> and event type for alarms like this...
> See github issue "upsmon: add ALARM support #415"
> https://github.com/networkupstools/nut/issues/415
> dated 4th April 2017.

Ah, thanks, I see there is even a branch with the code... not merged 

> Meanwhile, it would be simple to run a cron job every 8 hours which read 
> ups.alarm and compared that value with the previous value.  If the value has 
> changed, notify the sysadmin.

Hm, ok, I'll write the script to search for alarms for all the UPS 
devices, as I have a central monitoring for them. Doing that on each of 
them would not be feasible.

> Roger

Thanks anyway

Adam Pribyl

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