Nut package

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The NUT package provides a way to monitor an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) using nut (network UPS tools).

After installation, the package may be configured at Services > NUT.

Example

The following is an example of the NUT status screen:

Nut-status-example.png

Troubleshooting

The package does not have a lot of input validation in the GUI. If NUT will not start after configuration, check the System log (Status > System Logs) for log entries from nut. The culprit is likely explained there, such as selecting a cable for a driver type that does not need (nor permit) the cable selection.

If the system log doesn't offer adequate information, such as simply logging "nut: Service failed to start: check configuration", log in via SSH and choose option 8, then run the following command:

/usr/local/etc/rc.d/nut.sh start

Configuration errors will be displayed in the output if any are found.