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Configuring UPS Settings 0:00-0:10 In this demonstration, we're going to discuss how to configure Uninterruptable Power Supply settings. We call these devices a UPS. Role and Function of a UPS 0:11-0:35 Now using a UPS is a really good idea, especially if this computer system being protected by the UPS contains sensitive data. Using a UPS, AC power will be maintained to this computer system using a battery inside of the UPS for a period of time should a power outage occur. This is very important because it gives you a window of time in which you can shut the system down cleanly. Connecting the UPS to the System 0:36-3:31 Now most UPS systems, not all of them, but most of them have a USB cable that you can plug directly into the PC system. And this cable allows communications to occur between the UPS and the operating system running here on the computer. For example, using this cable, the operating system can monitor the state of the battery, and conversely, the UPS can actually send commands to the operating system telling it to shut down should a power outage occur. So in order for this to work, a couple of things have to happen. First of all, we have to plug the UPS system into the AC wall outlet and let the batteries charge up. Then we need to plug this computer system into one of the protected outlets on the UPS. And then we need to plug in the USB cable from the UPS to the PC system. Now because the UPS uses a USB connection, it's a Plug and Play device and for everything to work,you've got to make sure that the necessary drivers are loaded to support the UPS. Let's go in to Device Manager here and under Batteries, we should see the UPS. This indicates that the operating system discovered the UPS and was able to load the necessary device drivers to support it. Now for all the UPS' that I've implemented over the years, I've never actually had to go and download drivers to support the UPS. All the drivers I needed are available in Microsoft's Driver Store. But that may not be the case with all UPS'. You may need to go out to the manufacturer's website and download and install the necessary drivers. Once the necessary drivers have been loaded, you should see your UPS appear in the Batteries category in Device Manager. After all these things are done, then you need to install the software that you use to manage the UPS. And each different brand of UPS has its own software management utility. Now in this system, I'm using an APC UPS device and APC devices use an application called PowerChute. I've already installed it on this system. Now when we start the PowerChute application,the Monitor Your System tab is displayed by default. In here, you can view a summary of historical power events that have occurred and you can also view the status of the battery inside of the UPS. We can come over here and click on Current Status to view this information and here we can see that the electrical power that's running the computer is actually being supplied by AC utility power. Meaning it's plugged into an AC wall outlet. It's not running on battery. And the battery is
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