APC UPS in LAN Network

Hi Friends,

I have one APC UPS which has one console & LAN port,

My APC UPS model no is APC Smart UPS RT 10000VA

Can some one advice me how can i connect with console port & assign IP address to the LAN port so I can have a web access to the UPS..

Looking forwards to have some good commands to assign IP to my APC
open an question for APC UPS IP Address

thanks in advance...
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Thomas GrassiConnect With a Mentor Systems AdministratorCommented:
Normally a network device default config is to use dhcp.

Check your dhcp server you might be able to find it going thru the list.

You should be able to narrow it down based on the names in the list.

Also here is a nice tool that helps you scan your entire ip network

Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Your APC UPS has a Network Management Card?

Not sure which one  but I found this on the APC site


hope it helps
Youll have to scan the network using the config utility which has kindly been provided in the post above. Its pretty simple to configure once you've connected.
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dxbdxb2009Author Commented:
thanks for your reply..

if found one Reset button near the NIC on UPS....can i reset & try to config the ip using this software as i am not able to find the existing ip in this software..

pls advice...

thanks in advance..
dxbdxb2009Author Commented:
anyone pls advice...
dxbdxb2009Author Commented:
thanks again for your reply....
my dhcp gives 192.168.1.x ips....do you think .... apc will take the same ip automatically & i will be able to do the LAN search or scan my LAN IPs using this software to get the ip of my apc...

pls advice..

Thomas GrassiSystems AdministratorCommented:
Yes it will take the same ip address from the dhcp range for sure.

If it is plugged into the same lan switch as the rest of your network.

The ip address scanner will help you narrow down your ip addresses.

Do you know the dhcp pool - as an example.

That's  were you can start to look.
dxbdxb2009Author Commented:
okay....so i am going to press the Reset button on the back of my apc...

lets see how & what ip it takes...

will post you soon...
Tony GiangrecoCommented:
Here is the documentation page for that UPS.


It sounds like it might have had an IP assigned to it before. if so, you can go through the process of resetting the UPS back to it's original configuration and default IP. At that point, the instruction in the manual should all be correct and lead you in the correct path.

The network cable coming out of your cable router, T1 or other ISP equipment should be connected to the UPS. You might need to apply an updated IP address to it before this connection is made.

Hope this helps.
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