Upsd.pl

http://gigo.com/ftp/pub/src/upsd.pl

UPS monitoring script for the cheap APC UPS I bought. I made the mistake of buying things thinking it would talk like any other APC. I was wrong. The cheapness of this device made up for that fact however. Reading the /dev/uhid0 file handle for this device was not too hard. Device: USB based APC Battery Backup 500 VA (ES series), aka BE500U

% sudo usbdevs Password: addr 1: UHCI root hub, Intel addr 2: Back-UPS ES 500 FW:2.e2.D USB FW:e2, APC

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