[Nut-upsuser] Belkin USB UPS Not Turning Off

David White whitedavidp at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 1 21:56:42 GMT 2020

On 1/1/2020 12:27 PM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> that command  only stops the drivers. generally speaking, upsdrvctl
> operates *only* on the drivers.
> pi at pi:~# upsdrvctl --help
> Network UPS Tools - UPS driver controller 2.7.4
> upsdrvctl: invalid option -- '-'
> Starts and stops UPS drivers via ups.conf.
> usage: upsdrvctl [OPTIONS] (start | stop | shutdown) [<ups>]
>   -h                    display this help
>   -r <path>             drivers will chroot to <path>
>   -t                    testing mode - prints actions without doing them
>   -u <user>             drivers started will switch from root to <user>
>   -D                    raise debugging level
>   start                 start all UPS drivers in ups.conf
>   start <ups>           only start driver for UPS <ups>
>   stop                  stop all UPS drivers in ups.conf
>   stop <ups>            only stop driver for UPS <ups>
> *  shutdown              shutdown all UPS drivers in ups.conf*
>   shutdown <ups>        only shutdown UPS <ups>
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Thanks for the clarification, Manuel. This explains why the UPS itself 
did not shut down. Maybe NUT lacks an ability to do what I am looking 
for - turn off the ups unit?

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