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New Inspector - APC Network-Enabled UPS

  • Matt Miller
  • May 31 2019
  • Reviewed - Under Consideration
Last Reviewed Date 2021-08-17
  • Nov 19, 2019

    Admin response

    Hi everyone, we definitely see the value in having this Inspector in Roar. Since this type of device does not have a straight forward API, there is some additional development effort in building this Inspector. We'll be sending updates as it makes its way onto our roadmap. Thanks for providing feedback to help you Roar!

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  • Gary Harlam commented
    13 Apr 08:49pm

    Here are some ideas we'd like to see:

    1 - I’d like to see a history of on/off battery cycles and what the final battery capacity was when power came back up. Something that would help us say, based on previous power outages, this UPS is worth 60 minutes of runtime in its current load-shedding configuration.

    2 - This is specific to the Network Shutdown using the Management Card flavor of things - but having a list of Registered Agents would be nice - this will tell us the Hypervisor Hosts and or Physical Servers that the UPS management card is responsible for controlling in terms of shut down signals.

    3 – General configuration like any device: Network settings / IP, shutdown options as programmed, other options that are programmed in PowerChute, event history?

  • Steven Peterson commented
    22 Nov, 2019 12:52am

    How about merging this in to a general UPS category 

    Most UPS units support SNMP using a standard MIB + a vendor specific one


    Another option is to create an appliance using Network UPS Tools (NUT) which already understands most UPS units and provides a standard API to gather information from every UPS it supports

  • Guest commented
    28 Oct, 2019 02:02pm

    May of 2019, 26 votes? Where's the official action?

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