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

Alex Conway conwaytalex at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 17:26:22 GMT 2021

Hi David,

Thank you so much for the response! It turns out there is a USB connect and
the device is HID-PDC compliant. I'd have to double check what properties
are needed but the class properties for object look to be sufficient.

On Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 11:48 AM David Zomaya <David_Zomaya at tripplite.com>

> > 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.
> >Windows 10 OS, target language is C or C++, it's an APC UPS 3000VA with a
> smart connect and no network management card.
> This isn't a direct answer to your question. But.... when I hear Windows +
> basic UPS status information the easy answer is often to use the built-in
> Windows battery monitoring. Of course, a prerequisite is the UPS being
> HID-PDC compliant & connected via USB to the machine. If that applies,
> WMI & the Win32_Battery class might help:
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/cimwin32prov/win32-battery
> It won't be as detailed as Network UPS Tools, but depending on what you
> need it might help.
> Thank you,
> David Zomaya
> Tripp Lite
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