[Nut-upsuser] Internet Draft: LOGIN and LIST CLIENT

Roger Price roger at rogerprice.org
Thu Jan 28 10:18:21 GMT 2021

On Thu, 28 Jan 2021, Jim Klimov wrote:

> My understanding was that this is about logins defined in upsd.users file, 
> that can be used to limit certain operations.  So upsd decides how to filter 
> operations (thinking of it and revising the docs, I don't believe there are 
> now options to bind an upsd login to only some particular devices represented 
> on this upsd), and upsmon decides how to log in (e.g. how many sessions it 
> needs from same process into same hostname and login to upsd), and a human 
> admin decides where to set or not the particular name and password in a NUT 
> client.

Yes, that is my understanding of current practice, which is why I will describe 
it in the RFC.  However I think the RFC should expect "login to a UPS".


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