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How to Configure Eaton Ellipse ASR UPS with CentOS 5

Here's a quick post showing how to configure and setup an Eaton Ellipse ASR 1500 UPS with CentOS 5 using NUT in about 5 minutes flat!

Firstly install NUT. To do that we'll need to install Fedora EPEL.

# rpm -Uvh http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/i386/epel-release-5-3.noarch.rpm

Then we install NUT.

# yum install nut
# chkconfig ups on

Add the following to /etc/ups/ups.conf.

[eaton]
    driver = usbhid-ups
    port = auto
    desc = "Eaton Ellipse ASR 1500"

Add a UPS user to /etc/ups/upsd.users. Please change your password to something sensible.

    [upsmon]
            password ...

— Andrew


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