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Formerly turtle2472
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Tidewater Virginia
2011-08-22, 23:26

Originally Posted by Brad View Post
Actually, yes. Some UPSes have a USB or serial port for exactly this purpose. One can initiate notifications or clean shutdown procedures based on the state given by the UPS. I have a coworker who does exactly this with his UPS at home. Admittedly, it's one of the more expensive devices...
I have it set up on my personal machines because they interface easy with the UPS. Didn't think about configuring it on Lenny. It's an APC Back-UPS XS 1500. I need to find a USB cable for it, but once I do I'll connect it so we can get the jobs figured out for it.

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