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UPS HOWTO

UPS HOWTO

Revision History
Revision 2.12005-09-28Revised by: esr
Link fixes.
Revision 2.02005-08-15Revised by: esr
Merged in material by Nick Christenson.
Revision 1.32005-08-17Revised by: esr
Fix a bad link.
Revision 1.22004-10-28Revised by: esr
Remove a bad link.
Revision 1.12004-02-21Revised by: esr
Add a little deployment advice, and stuff on other technologies.
Revision 1.02003-10-07Revised by: esr
Initial release.

An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) is an important thing to have if you live in an area where power outages are at all common, especially if you run a mail/DNS/Web server that must be up 24/7. This HOWTO will teach you things you need to know to select a UPS intelligently and make it work with your open-source operating system.