Power Daemon (powerd) is a daemon that can monitor a UPS and safely shut down the machine when the power is out. It can also notify other power daemons running on the network that the power is out, so they may also safely shutdown. It can automatically determine the UPS and cable configurations.
|Tags||Power (UPS) Networking Monitoring|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux BSD|
Release Notes: Adds support for operating systems other than Linux.
Release Notes: Ability to drop root privileges in the configuration file, new Red Hat init scripts, and other minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: Bugs which could cause problems with certain UPSs have been fixed, and there are other general improvements.
Release Notes: This release fixes bugs which were introduced with the new UPS and cable configuration detection.
Release Notes: A fix for remote notification to allow insertation of hostnames instead of only allowing IP addresses, and other minor bugfixes.