Power Analysis/Management Tools

Bill Blackford bblackford at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 04:05:48 UTC 2009

Same. Cacti


On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 PM, Greg Whynott <Greg.Whynott at oicr.on.ca>wrote:

> I'd think SNMP will be what any product uses to query APC gear,  even their
> own suite uses SNMP to collect information and receive traps.
> We use cacti to graph our loads on the APC power bars and UPS gear, gives
> you everything you need on all phases/legs,  was there something in
> particular you were after?
> -g
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brandon Galbraith [mailto:brandon.galbraith at gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 4:59 PM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Power Analysis/Management Tools
> Not to go too off-topic, but if there is a more preferred location for me
> to
> ask, please let me know. I'm looking for recommendations on open source
> packages that people are using for monitoring power utilization of their
> network/server gear.
> We're using Cacti currently, pulling the data from APCs via SNMP, and I
> wanted to check if someone had come across a better method before I
> reinvented the wheel.

Bill Blackford
Network Engineer

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