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APC Smart UPS 5000  rt and iSeries shutdown client

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Hi,

I have an APC smart ups 5000 rt. There are many  network shutdown clients for windows linux and more... but  for IBM iSeries?


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by:Gary Patterson
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http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-l/200409/msg01434.html

The article is a little dated, so you may want to open a case with APC regarding your specific model.

- Gary Patterson
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Hi,

I opened a ticket to APC... they aswered attaching a pdf with specific SO but nothing about  iSeries
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Did you have a chance yet to read the APC knowledgebase articles in the post above?  It looked like it had detailed iSeries instructions when I reviewed it.

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The iSeries has a basic UPS Shutdown process built-in.  There are two system values, QUPSDLYTIM a(UPS Delay Time) and QUPSMSGQ 9UPS Message Queue) that control how the iSeries responds to a UPS power failure signal:

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/iseries/v5r2/ic2924/index.htm?info/rzahr/rzahrdlytimco.htm

Looks like you need a special cable from APC:

http://www.apc.com/resource/include/techspec_index.cfm?base_sku=AP98274

Hope that helps.

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Hi,

I have this cable.

Have you implemented this solution?

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I don't know that I've implemented a solution with this particular UPS before, but I have written programs that monitor the QUPSMSGQ and perform an orderly shutdown.  

Jim Sloane's excellent (though a bit pricey if you have a big system)  TAATOOLS utilties include a nice UPS Monitoring utility, too:

http://taatool.com/document/L_upsmon.htm

There are also free resources and sample code for writing power-handling programs on the web (Google "QUPSMSGQ" and  "QUPSMSGQ example"):

http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/iseries/v5r2/ic2924/index.htm?info/rzahr/rzahrwrtpgmco.htm
http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/pubs/html/as400/v4r5/ic2924/index.htm?info/RZAHRXMPPGMRX.HTM

- Gary Patterson
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