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Before attempting, please read manual:

Items needed for the setup:

1) Mikrotik Device with a USB or RS232 port.
2) USB or RS232 Cable.
3) APC UPS with a USB port.

Step-by-step guide

Connecting and configuring the device.

  1. Connect your MikroTik device with your Computer;
  2. Connect a USB or RS232 cable from your MikroTik device to your APC UPS;
  3. Go to System > Packages, check if UPS package is installed, if not, you can find the packages on;
  4. Go to System > UPS, click add button;
  5. Enter the name of the UPS;
  6. Select port;
  7. Set Offline time and min run time, depending on the device model;
  8. Set the preferred alarm setting;

Configuring alarm monitor.

  1. Go to System > Logging and choose Actions tab;
  2. Click, add button;
  3. Add a name, type: email, add preferred e-mail address;
  4. Select the Rules tab, click add;
  5. Choose Topics: UPS, select Action: email;

To configure email, please read

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