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APC UPS Service

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

Service Type


Instances on a Device


Supported Systems/Applications

Any PowerNet-MIB Compliant Device from APC

Device Class

Server - Generic, Other, Printer, Scanner/Camera, Switch/Router, and Server - Windows.

Monitored By

Windows Probes

Scan Interval

15 minutes


Metric Name




The status of the UPS battery. A batteryLow(3) value indicates the UPS will be unable to sustain the current load, and its services will be lost if power is not restored:

  • unknown(1) translates to Warning,
  • batteryNormal(2) translates to Normal,
  • batteryLow(3) translates to Failed.

Time On

The elapsed time since the UPS has switched to battery power.

Last Replaced

The 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 the UPS batteries are replaced, this value should be reset by the administrator.


The remaining battery capacity expressed as a percentage.


The current internal UPS temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius.

Time Remaining

The run time remaining before battery exhaustion.

Replace Indicator

Indicates if the UPS batteries need to be replaced:

  • noBatteryNeedsReplacing(1) translates to Normal,
  • batteryNeedsReplacing(2) translates to Failed.