[Nut-upsuser] Are these tools right for me?

Alex Conway conwaytalex at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:16:46 GMT 2021

I'm working in a government facility and this is day three of me working
here, so I don't have the rules-compliant hardware to do the file transfer
or I would have done so already. Basically have to wait for my mentor to
not be neck deep in his definitely more important work or not be gone
somewhere to use his hardware.

On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 12:08 PM Tim Dawson <tadawson at tpcsvc.com> wrote:

> Not to be abrasive, but why have you not installed libUSB and OpenSSL to
> enable you to use NUT? Both are pretty trivial to install . . .
> On January 28, 2021 10:09:53 AM CST, Alex Conway via Nut-upsuser <
> nut-upsuser at alioth-lists.debian.net> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm a recent graduate and new hire at a company and I've been given what
>> I thought would be an easy task to write a program that would monitor and
>> display UPS status information onto an overlay. However, with all the
>> research I've done, this set of tools seems to be the closest thing to what
>> I might need to get started but I'm not sure. I've also seen Net-SNMP
>> library and APCUPSD software. I have attempted to install the NUT for
>> windows and Net-SNMP but ran into an issue with not having libUSB and
>> OpenSSL, respectively. I have managed to ping the device and get connected
>> to it via the PowerChute Business software, so I do know that I've enabled
>> SNMPv3.
>> Relevant details:
>> Windows 10 OS, target language is C or C++, it's an APC UPS 3000VA with a
>> smart connect and no network management card.
>> I realize this is a bit vague and might be under the umbrella of
>> "development" but I'm at a loss for what I should use or which entity would
>> be best to focus on for the sake of this. Any advice would be greatly
>> welcomed.
>> Thank you,
>> Alex Conway
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