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Howto: APC UPS for Gentoo Linux

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eMail notificvation


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export SYSADMIN=root
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export SYSADMIN=root,user1

Changes in /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf

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Optional UPS name


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#UPSNAME
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UPSNAME usvxgabo

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System shutdown below battery level


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BATTERYLEVEL 0
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BATTERYLEVEL 5

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System shutdown below remaining runtime on battery


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MINUTES 0
After change
MINUTES 5

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Battery Change Notification

(
   /sbin/apcaccess status
   echo " "
   echo "$MSG"
) | /usr/local/sbin/xmppsend mail@example.com

Changes in /etc/apcupsd/commfailure

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Communication failure Notification

(
   /sbin/apcaccess status
   echo " "
   echo "$MSG"
) | /usr/local/sbin/xmppsend mail@example.com

Changes in /etc/apcupsd/commok

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Communication OK Notification

(
   /sbin/apcaccess status
   echo " "
   echo "$MSG"
) | /usr/local/sbin/xmppsend mail@example.com

Changes in /etc/apcupsd/offbattery

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Power returned

(
   /sbin/apcaccess status
   echo " "
   echo "$MSG"
) | /usr/local/sbin/xmppsend mail@example.com

Changes in /etc/apcupsd/onbattery

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Power loss

(
   /sbin/apcaccess status
   echo " "
   echo "$MSG"
) | /usr/local/sbin/xmppsend mail@example.com

Changes in /usr/local/sbin/powerconsumption.sh

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Powerconsumtion Statistics

#!/bin/bash
usvpower=20 # 20 Watt selfconsumtion
maxpower=`apcaccess status | perl -pe 's/ +/ /g;' | grep NOMPOWER | cut -d" " -f 3`
while true
do
 loadpct=`apcaccess status | perl -pe 's/ +/ /g;' | grep LOADPCT | cut -d" " -f 3`
 wattsconsumtion=`echo "scale=2; $loadpct/100*$maxpower+$usvpower" | bc -l | cut -d'.' -f1`
 echo "`date "+%Y-%m-%d %T"` $wattsconsumtion Watt" >>/var/log/powerconsumption-`date +%Y`
 sleep 60
done

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