Once a usb ups is connected, the os adds configuration similar to that of a laptop with an on. The server and the ups are connected with genuine apc serial signaling cable. Without installing any software the apc is not recognized as a device in the. I purchased a apc be750bb back ups 750va ups awhile ago and had plugged my windows home server into it but never configured the shutdown or power management. Sep 09, 2008 as ken said, look into using windows power management to perform the shutdown activities. The system uses upsilon 2000 software and it doesnt work with server 2008 and i carnt find a version that will. Windows 2008 server core 1 windows 7 9 windows 8 5 windows 98 1 windows home server 1. Apc smart ups serial connection on windows server 2012 r2. There are a lot of references on the internet about the apc software well, more like ups vendor supplied software in general being crap. It displays status information, such as battery voltage or backup operating mode and can shutdown the host computer, should the ups run out of battery. Since most ups devices are rebranded units from american power conversion apc, you can use the apc software. Is windows 2008 servers ups support specific to certain brands of ups eg, apc or is it likely to work with any ups which has a usb port.
A quick guide to getting the most out of your hardware. Im trying to enable my ups apc backups350 on my new windows 7 desktop pc. Apc ups powerchute the installer is unable to locate an apc battery. Powerchute business edition enables you to simultaneously monitor up to 25 upss protecting servers or workstations. We are setting up a new windows 2008 r2 server and i am trying to get it to listen to the attached ups and shut itself down gracefully when there is an outage. Unfortunately, the included powerchute business refuses to install because it noticed that hyperv is installed. Winmust is a free windows application designed to monitor and control a compatible mustek brand ups. Windows 7, windows 8, windows server 2008, windows server 2012. Powering server core the things that are better left unspoken.
Installing powerchute network shutdown v4 on windows. Im looking to setup a ups on a windows small business berver 2k8 and ive noticed that there are some large price differences for similar capacity inline upss. Ups assistant is intended for monitoring of status of the uninterruptible power supply ups, connected to a computer through usb or comport and supporting. I am running windows 10 pro creator version on all pcs. I also recommned apc ups s since they are supported out of. Monitoring apc powerchute personal edition opennms. Use your ups to gracefully shut down your pc during power. The most important point for me in ups selection is that the server should have the ability to shut itself down before the ups power runs out, so that if the server is unattended. Although i may install it sometime in the future to see what the differences are. An apc ups the usb connected ones, not sure about serial can run under windows power management, being configured and monitored in exactly the same way a battery in a laptop would. Windows 2008 windows vista 64 bit windows 7 windows 7 64 bit windows 8. Ge netpro ups monitoring software available for windows. It consists of ups, and powermaster cloud software or cloud management card for collecting the detailed information on every ups and sending them to the powermaster cloud server.
I am really confused regarding what windows 10 power options do. It came with jump datashield monitoring software, which seems to not have been updated since 2005. In the case of a ups critical event, the software performs a graceful, unattended. In this case windows automatically recocnize the ups and you can find it in windows control panel. Aug 10, 2011 the unit we are using does not support the apc software for sbs 2008. Powerchute personal edition sfpcpe302 easytouse, safe system shutdown software with power and energy management features for home computers and battery backups.
As part of a refresh cycle we have replaced that 1500 ups with a newer model 1500 ups. Rj45 male to usb male data cable this should be included with your ups powerchute personal edition software windows only included with the ups. Hi all, i got an apc ups with a couple dl380s running windows 2008 hanging off it. Enable detection and monitoring of apc powerchute personal edition windows services prerequisites. It is written in java and supports network administration of several ups.
Dual communication interfaces the apc smart ups sua750 communicates with your computer using either the serial or the usb interface. For other events you should contact ups manufacturer support. The information provided in the apc software firmware download is provided for general. Tutorial for installing apc powerchute business edition agent ups monitoring software on microsoft windows. The information provided in the apc software firmware download is provided for general informational purposes. Apc products support ups, pdu, powerchute downloads, etc. I cannot find anything on the apc website that says anything about 32bit vs 64bit. This video features the installation of powerchute on windows 2008 and its integration with an apc ups rt6000. Use your ups to gracefully shut down your pc during power outages. Apc has a software called powerchute which can be installed on the windows operating system which allows us to shutdown the server automatically if the battery falls below certain time. Make sure your whs unit is plugged into the ups via usb. Powerchute power management software included the included powerchute power management software provides advanced ups management and safe system shutdown capabilities for your ups protected computers. Apc told me to install powerchute software drivers.
Firmware upgrades for all supported apc offers, bringing the latest supported features to end users. In 2008 where i also tested it a battery device appeared when i connected the ups. Features may vary based on your model and operating system. I used the native windows software on another server in the office standard 2008 r2, and it worked fine. Is windows 2008 servers ups support specific to certain brands of ups eg, apc or is it likely to work with any ups which has a usb port, which i can connect to the server. For my linux servers, for my windows clients, for apcupsdclientserver setups having 9 computers run on one big ups, etc. For details on u pg rading the ups netwo rk managem ent ca rd nm c f irmware, see th e user guide on the. From some reading it appears that windows server 2008 has the ability to natively recognise a ups, which can then be managed through the battery settings on the server or via wmi. In the event of an extended power outage graceful unattended shutdown ensures no information is lost and time to recovery is minimized. Windows native power management microsoft community. Apc powerchute agent windows documentation for solarwinds. New feature of ups wizard, a ups wizard pops out automatically at winpower initial. Hello, we just bought apc ups smart ups 3000 rx and management card ap9617 i connected my server with windows server 2008 x64 and when i try to shut it down with powerchute i ran into some dificoulties. Select apc ups or apc battery backup from the list of drivers.
Ups applicat ion for smart ups, smart ups xl, smart ups rt, smart ups vt, smart ups dp, smart ups o l, mge ga laxy 3500. Furthermore when windows server shuts down, vmware server needs to perform some actions on the guests as well. Windows 10 32bit64bit, windows 8 32bit64bit, 7 32bit64bit, vista 32bit64bit, server 2012 r1r2 64bit, server 2008 r1 32bit64bit, server 2008 r2 64bit, windows xp20002003 and freebsd unixlinux systems. So, i loaded the software on my windows bootcamp and what a disgrace to apc for even attempting to give the mac users a piece of software. I recently got a ups system for my server but just found that the software, which allows me to manager the ups does not work with windows server 2008. Luckily, windows server 2008 and 2003 have builtin support for apc upses. This software must be installed on each computer that is directly attached to one of the ups systems described in supported ups models. Ours did now almost corrupted our database server because the system freaked out and shut off with unclean ups generated power. Configuring a ups on windows home server the os quest. The ups we used for the old server is a ge netpro 1500va unit. Ensure all servers that have apc powerchute running on them are already configured to be monitored by opennms using snmp. Mar 24, 2017 tutorial for installing powerchute network shutdown v4 on microsoft windows to remotely manage apc ups systems via their network interface. Ups management and safe system shutdown for servers and workstations.
Everythig works rocksolid with apcupsd which is a super. Powerchute business edition server used to configure and monitor the. Powerchute software and windows server 2008 smartups. Struxureware data center expert virtual machine trial software download. Jun 18, 2012 any hints on how to connect apc smart ups to windows 2012 my device manager only shows simple communications controller and cannot find any driver. In case of a power failure, the servers are shut down by a script. Basically, windows recognizes the apc ups as a ups battery so it appears like your server is a laptop with a huge battery. When presented with search for driver software in this location and let me pick from a list of device drivers click on let me pick from a list of device drivers.
Does anyone know of alternative monitoring software that supports windows 2008 and is compatible with the ge ups. Pulsar ex 700, 1500 rt and ex 5, 7, 11 rt fix that the ups picture was missing for comet ups. Fyi, if anyone is running new servers watch out for servers with active pfc power supply making sure your ups s support pure or true sine wave output when on battery. Does apc powerchute software work with server 2008 64bit. Txt 2 kb, 522019 software, firmware, and applications. I also cannot use powerchute business edition as this is incompatible with the ups. American power conversion apc is a leading manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies ups and surge protection products for endtoend legendary reliability. Installing powerchute personal edition on windows schneider. Windows 7, windows 8, windows server 2008, windows server 2012, windows. Powermaster cloud system provides 247 ups monitoring and realtime status alarm to users by email and app notification. Solved apc powerchute software questions ups forum. Weve replaced our old file server with a new one running windows server 2008. Installing powerchute business edition agent on windows youtube. Windows 9x windows me windows nt windows 2k windows xp windows 2003 windows vista windows xp 64 bit windows 2008 windows vista 64 bit windows 7 windows 7 64 bit windows 8 windows 8 64 bit windows android windows server 2012 windows os independent windows 8.
This is the software that was shipped together with my mustek ups. If you want the vms to shutdown when the powerchute network shutdown initiates a windows server 2008 os shutdown, you need to follow the instructions i posted. It allows remote monitor and manage from one to multiple upss in a networked environment, either lan or internet. For a serial ups use powerchute business edition or usb to serial converter. I have recently puchchased and installed an apc back ups cs 500 on one of my servers, but the software that is included powerchute personal does not seem to be compatible with the operating system. The apc powerchute software is not needed to do this. The install stops with a disable native windows power management statement. The unit we are using does not support the apc software for sbs 2008. Aug 01, 2010 an apc ups the usb connected ones, not sure about serial can run under windows power management, being configured and monitored in exactly the same way a battery in a laptop would. A few other free ups tools are available for windows. You can also use the advisor to ask a ups expert for help, directly purchase new ups batteries, and perform cost calculations to help you save big bucks.
Windows server 2008, windows server 2008 r2 standard, enterprise, datacenter edition. Compared to the windows version, apc should even bother. After the tropical storm hit our area, we had no power for 2 days. Ups software for server 2008 r2 solutions experts exchange. Powerchute cannot communicate with the management card. Download apc ups powerchute personal edition version 1. From monitoring event history, notifying you of alerts and delivering realtime status, eaton software provides the tools you need to keep your critical. I did not only experiment multiple times with the original apc software, i even have an expensive apc network card, but i do not use anything of that, only apcupsd. How to restore apc powerchute device drivers on windows. Oct 22, 2009 to connect ups to a ms windows workstation via usb, be sure taht ups supports hid protocol. The apc network management card gets installed into the ups and it communicates with powerchute network shutdown software installed on your own computerserver. Some of them also support the mustek powermust 800 ups, that winmust was written for. They run windows 2008 server x64 and a windows server 2008 vm under vmware server 2. A vendorneutral, scalable monitoring software which collects, organizes, and distributes critical alerts, surveillance video and key information, providing a unified.
To connect ups to a ms windows workstation via usb, be sure taht ups supports hid protocol. Once a usb ups is connected, the os adds configuration similar to that of a laptop with an onboard battery. Suppress the dependence between shutdown after on master output and switchoff after on controlled outlets. The spiceworks ups advisor takes the info from your ups to directly address the issue and help you find a quick and useful solution for the next time you need to purchase a ups battery. Using a usb connected apc ups with windows server 2008 and. Download software and firmware whether youd like to monitor a single ups or help with managing your entire virtualized network, eaton has a monitoring and management software solution.
Does windows 10 pro require additional software to. For any usb connected ups these os do have some configuration for shutdown if you do not want to use the supported apc software options. Hello, i had a apc 1500 ups connected to my server and was able to manage the ups without issues using powerchute business edition 7. Shutdown software for server 2008 r2 ups management devices. Tutorial for installing apc powerchute personal edition 3 ups monitoring software on microsoft windows to learn more, please visit the apc. Since there is no timetable for windows 2008 support for the powerchute software by apc, how is everyone.126 982 33 265 1172 863 256 584 231 592 1537 1502 1586 611 1074 264 754 830 994 835 1081 272 1599 368 125 1018 318 673 795 558 906 1123 155 555 1012 242 89 358 179 846