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Created on: Jun 30, 2011 7:35 AM by jcurry - Last Modified:  Dec 22, 2011 1:10 PM by jcurry

Developed by: Jane Curry                       ZCA_Logo__Three_O_80x64.png



Provides support for APC UPS devices with component and performance information for batteries.


This ZenPack is Zenoss 3 compliant.




Screenshot showing APC UPS Information menu with tabular and graphical information.



Screenshot showing new APC UPS Batteries component with Detail information.





The ZenPack has the following new Device Class


  • /Devices/Power/UPS/ApcUps
  • Components are:


    • ApcUpsBattery which has details for: 
      • Various elements of battery status
  • Modeler plugins are:  


    • ApcUpsDeviceMap    
      • Gathers Hardware and Software manufacturer and product
      • Serial number
      • Total number of battery packs
      • Number of bad battery packs
      • Basic output status
    • ApcUpsBatteryMap    
      • Gathers battery data for status
      • Time on battery
      • Battery last replacement date
      • Battery replacement indicator
  • Device template ApcUps provides device-level performance information:    
    • Data Sources    
      • Voltage
      • Current
      • Remaining capacity and time
      • Temperature
    • Thresholds    
      • Low capacity
      • Low time remaining
      • High temperature
    • Graph Definitions    
      • Voltage
      • Current
      • Remaining capacity
      • Remaining time
      • Temperature
  • Device template ApcUpsInsAndOuts provides specific input / output performance information:    
    • Data Sources    
      • Input frequency and voltage
      • Output frequency, voltage, load and current
    • Thresholds    
      • High load
    • Graph Definitions    
      • Input frequency and voltage
      • Output frequency, voltage, load and current
  • A separate APC UPS Information menu delivers tabular and graphical  information for the overall device



zenhub and zopectl must be recycled after installing the ZenPack.



  • Zenoss Versions Supported: 3.0
  • External Dependencies: The APC UPS MIB needs to be available on target devices
  • ZenPack Dependencies:
  • Installation Notes: zopectl restart after installing this ZenPack.
  • Configuration:


Change History:

  • 1.0 initial release
  • 1.1 updated for extra debugging
  • 1.2 updated for new github procedures

Tested: This ZenPack was tested with Zenoss 3.1 against APC UPS RT 5000 devices


Latest egg from github:

Known issues:

Note: binary attachments ending in .zip will need to be unzipped before use.
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