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Opengear Goes Remote for Open Source Power Management

Jun 23, 2009, 20:17 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Though Opengear's hardware management technology is built on open source software, it's not necessarily something that a user could easily put together themselves. Waldie explained that the two main open source power management tools Opengear integrates are Powerman and Network UPS Tools (NUT)."

"Opengear also runs its platform on a Linux box and uses the RRDtool application for power logging. Opengear adds some scripts on the front end for setting alert thresholds and alert messaging. In addition to the software, there is also a need to be able to connect the power hardware."

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