Install and Configure Apcupsd for APC SmartUPS

Step #1: Install Apcupsd

yum install apcupsd

Step 2: Connect UPS

Step #3: Configure UPS

nano /etc/apcupsd/apcupsd.conf

Give your UPS a name like:

UPSNAME homeups1

Next, configure the type of cable like:

UPSCABLE usb

Then configure the parameters used during power failures

ONBATTERYDELAY 6

BATTERYLEVEL 5

MINUTES 3

TIMEOUT 0

Save and close the file

Step #4: Test ups

apctest

Step #5: Check current status of the UPS

apcaccess

If everything run smooth, start apcupsd by:

service apcupsd start

Install and Configure Apcupsd for APC SmartUPS