bcmxcp



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BCMXCP(8)                   Network UPS Tools (NUT)                  BCMXCP(8)




NAME

       bcmxcp - Driver for UPS’es supporting the BCM/XCP protocol


NOTE

       This  man  page  only  documents  the hardware-specific features of the
       bcmxcp driver.  For information about  the  core  driver,  see  nutups-
       drv(8).



SUPPORTED HARDWARE

       This  driver  should  recognize  all BCM/XCP-compatible UPS’es.  It has
       been developed and tested on Powerware PW5115 and PW9120 hardware.



EXTRA ARGUMENTS

       This  driver  supports  the  following   optional   settings   in   the
       ups.conf(5).


       shutdown_delay=delay
              The number of seconds that the UPS should wait between receiving
              the shutdown command and actually shutting off.



DEFAULT VALUES FOR THE EXTRA ARGUMENTS

       shutdown_delay = 180



INSTANT COMMANDS

       This driver supports the following Instant Commands:


       shutdown.return
              Turn off the load and return when power is back.


       shutdown.stayoff
              Turn off the load and remain off.


       test.battery.start
              Start a battery test.



TODO LIST

       Report UPS alarm status
              BCM/XCP supports reporting a wide range of UPS alarm conditions.


       Report UPS statistics informations
              BCM/XCP supports reporting of UPS statistics data.



BUGS

       None known.



AUTHOR

       Tore Ørpetveit <tore@orpetveit.net>



SEE ALSO

   The core driver:
       nutupsdrv(8)


   Internet resources:
       The NUT (Network UPS Tools) home page: http://www.networkupstools.org/



                                Sun Sep 19 2004                      BCMXCP(8)

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