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How to Monitor APC UPS Using eG Enterprise?
eG Enterprise monitors the UPS using an eG external agent that is deployed on any remote host in the environment. This agent periodically polls the SNMP MIB of the UPS and gathers metrics related to its performance. To enable the eG agent to collect metrics, you should enable SNMP on the UPS. Once you enabled the SNMP on the target device, manage the APC UPS component for monitoring using eG Enterprise. The procedure to achieve this is explained in the following section.
Managing the APC UPS
The eG Enterprise cannot automatically discover the APC UPS device. This implies that you need to manually add the component for monitoring. Remember that components manually added are managed automatically. To add a APC UPS component, do the following:
When you attempt to sign out, a list of unconfigured tests appears (see Figure 2).
Click on any test in the list of unconfigured tests. For instance, click on the Basic Battery Status test to configure it. In the page that appears, specify the parameters as shown in Figure 3.