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APC Symmetra UPS: Device and Battery States

Distribution Official part of Checkmk
License GPLv2
Supported Agents SNMP
This check monitors some aspects of an APC Symmetra UPS:

- battery status

- output status

- self test

- battery capacity

- battery replace

- battery number batt packs

- battery remaining time

- calibration result

- last diagnostic date

You can configure WARN and CRIT levels for capacity (default: 80, 95 percent).

You can configure the state for calibration (default: OK) and battery replace (default: WARN) aswell.

The device sends its own state for some metrics (battery, battery replace, output, calibration).

Battery state:

- OK: "normal" (2)

- CRIT: "low" (3), "in fault condition" (4)

- UNKNOWN: "unknown" (1)

Battery replace state:

- OK: "no replacement needed" (1)

- Depending on configuration (default: WARN): "battery needs replacement" (2)

Output/Calibration state:

- Depending on configuration (default: OK): "calibration invalid" and "on line" (2), "on smart boost" (4), "on smart trim" (12)

- CRIT: No calibration in progress and none of the states (2, 4, 12)

- UNKNOWN: None of the states (1-20)

- OK: In all other cases

This check uses the PowerNet-MIB.


One service is created.