Would you like to learn how to configure an APC UPS to send Syslog messages to a remote server? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to configure an APC UPS to send Syslog notifications to a remote Syslog server.

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APC UPS - Syslog Configuration

First, we need to access the APC UPS web interface.

Open your browser and enter the IP address of the APC UPS.

On the login screen, use the default username and default password.

• Default Username: apc
• Default Password: apc

APC UPS Web interface

After a successful login, you will be sent to the APC UPS Dashboard.

APC UPS Dashboard

On the web interface, access the Configuration menu, access the Logs menu, access the Syslog menu and select the Servers option.

APC UPS syslog menu

Click on the Add server button.

apc ups add syslog server

Enter the Syslog server information and click on the Apply button.

apc ups syslog server

In our example, the Syslog server 192.168.3.220 was added to the system.

APC UPS syslog

On the web interface, go back to the Syslog menu and select the Settings option.

APC UPS syslog menu

Select the desired Syslog configuration and click on the Apply button.

APC UPS Syslog settings

Congratulations! You have finished the APC UPS configuration for Syslog notifications.