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Thomas Rooney wrote:
> The UPS has a serial port on it that I imagine would send some info to the
> server to let it know that its running on battery's and it should shut its self down,
> sending the all important email before it does and also letting the other server on the
> UPS know about the power failure and have it shut down also, this could be done
> over SSH one would think.
>> So to cut this short where do I start?
By telling what model and make the UPS is ;)
As then you can figure out which program actually supports it.
In general it boils down to a 'apt-get install nut' though which you can
query and possibly also itself already send messages to you.
Of course, do remember that the network between you and the server also
needs power to actually keep on operating, otherwise those messages
won't reach you.
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