APC UPS service

The APC UPS service provides basic and advanced APC UPS battery information.

Service TypeSNMP
Instances on a Device1
Supported Systems/ApplicationsAny PowerNet-MIB Compliant Device from APC.
Device ClassServer - Generic, Other, Printer, Scanner/Camera, Switch/Router, and Server - Windows.
>Monitored ByWindows Probes
Scan Interval15 minutes


Metric NameOID/CalculationDescription
Status1. The status of the UPS battery.
  • Unknown (1) : Warning
  • batteryNormal (2) : Normal
  • batteryLow (3) : Failed

A Battery Low (3) value indicates the UPS will be unable to sustain the current load, and its services will be lost if power is not restored.

Time On1. elapsed time since the UPS has switched to battery power.
Last Replaced1. date when the UPS system's batteries were last replaced, in mm/dd/yy format. For Smart-UPS models, this value is originally set in the factory. When replacing the UPS batteries, the administrator should reset this value.

Capacity remaining battery capacity expressed as a percentage.
Temperature1. current internal UPS temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius.
Time Remaining1. run time remaining before battery exhaustion.
Replace Indicator1. if the UPS batteries need to be replaced.
  • noBatteryNeedsReplacing(1) : Normal
  • batteryNeedsReplacing(2) : Failed