Some UPS hardware allows you to change certain variables to other values. To see what's available, pick a UPS from the chooser and select
You should see a list of items with the descriptions on the left side and the possible options or input spaces on the right. After changing something, be sure to
If your UPS doesn't support any read/write variables, there will be nothing to do on this page.
Some UPS hardware also has provisions for performing certain actions at the user's command. These include battery tests, battery calibration, front panel tests (beep!) and more. To access this section, do as above, but pick
If your UPS supports any instant commands, they will be listed in a chooser widget. Pick the one you like and
Note - some dangerous commands like
To actually turn off the load, you have to send the command once, then send it again after 3 seconds elapse but before 15 seconds pass. If you do it too quickly or slowly, you have to wait at least 3 seconds but not 15 seconds again.
upsset will not run until you convince it that your CGI directory has been secured. This is due to the possibility of someone using upsset to try password combinations against your upsd(8) server.
The NUT (Network UPS Tools) home page: http://www.exploits.org/nut/