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  • Page 1: Environment Sensor

    Network Management Cards User Manual Minislot 66244 Transverse 66074 Environment Sensor 66846 T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R P R O V I D E R...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Table of Contents MGE NETWORK SOLUTION ___________________________________________________________ 5 ____________________________________________________________________ 5 NTRODUCTION 1.1.1 Connecting the UPS to the Network _______________________________________________ 6 The Network Management Card or Proxy: __________________________________________________ 6 1.1.2 Protecting the computers / servers ________________________________________________ 6 1.1.3 Monitoring the UPSs over the network _____________________________________________ 6 1.1.4...
  • Page 3 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual SUPERVISION / ADMINISTRATION VIA A WEB BROWSER_________________________________ 13 3.1.1 Optimising the performance of your browser ________________________________________ 13 UPS ___________________________________________________________________________ 14 3.2.1 “UPS properties” page _________________________________________________________ 14 3.2.2 On-line help _________________________________________________________________ 18 3.2.3 UPS Control _________________________________________________________________ 19 3.2.4 UPS weekly schedule programming ______________________________________________ 21 3.2.5...
  • Page 4 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.1 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the Shutdown Timer _____________________ 53 4.2.2 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the “Low battery power” message___________ 56 4.2.3 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the Shutdown Timer, but utility restoration before the end of the Shutdown Duration _______________________________________________________ 58 4.2.4 Off/On command _____________________________________________________________ 60...
  • Page 5: Mge Network Solution

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1 MGE Network Solution 1.1 Introduction provides information on events concerning the supply of power to the computers connected to your computer network, carries out automatic shutdown of computer systems, monitors and controls all the UPSs connected to the network. As illustrated in the picture below, MGE Network Solution provides these 3 main functions: connecting the UPS to the Network, protecting the computers,...
  • Page 6: Connecting The Ups To The Network

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1.1.1 Connecting the UPS to the Network This function can be performed either through network Cards inserted in the UPS (Network Management Card / XML-Web Card) or through a software “agent” running on a nearby PC that is called the Network Management Proxy.
  • Page 7: Connection

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1.1.4 Connection Before installing the MGE Network Solution, the UPS must be set up as indicated in the steps below. Shut down the computers to be protected by the UPS. Connect the UPS to a wall outlet. (For UPSs above 3kVA, please refer to the UPS installation manual) Connect the power cord of each computer to an outlet on the UPS.
  • Page 8: M Anagement C Ards (Nmc)

    NMC Minislot for UPS systems like the Evolution, EXtreme C, Pulsar EX, Pulsar/Comet DX series. NMC Transverse for UPS systems like the Galaxy 3000, Galaxy PW, Pulsar and Comet EXtreme series. Other MGE UPS systems (3-phase Comet, Galaxy, EPS 6000) can be remotely managed using the Network Management Link...
  • Page 9: S Ending Text Messages (Sms)

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1.5 Sending text messages (SMS) SMS messages can be sent by specific configuration of the e-mail function via the internet access providers making the e-mail / SMS transfer. 1.6 Compatibility with the Network Management Systems (NMS) – Trap sending The Network Management Cards are compatible with the major Network Management Systems (IBM Tivoli, CA Unicenter, HP Insight Manager ..),.
  • Page 10: Configuration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1.8 Technical data 1.8.1 Configuration The user can configure the card with one of the following means: Web browser Local serial link Telnet console BOOTP/DHCP 1.8.2 Administration Up to 50 workstations protected Up to 15 browsers connected at the same time E-mail sending configurable according to UPS alarms and transmission of a periodical report Measurement of temperature and humidity, adjustable thresholds, possibility of sending e-mails and shutting down the installation...
  • Page 11: Environment Sensor

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 1.8.5 Environment sensor Temperature measurement from 0 to 70 °C with +/- 1°C accuracy Measurement of humidity from 0 to 100 % with +/- 6 % accuracy Min / max time-stamped function for temperature and humidity Choice of temperature readings in Celsius or Fahrenheit High and low thresholds, hysteresis and offset adjustable via Web interface Possibility of notification of status changes by e-mail, SMS or SNMP traps...
  • Page 12: Installation And Configuration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 2 Installation and Configuration For the following sections, read the installation manual supplied with the card or available for download on the www.mgeups.com web site in the “Download area – embedded Software” section 2.1 Installation 2.1.1 Installing the card in the UPS 2.1.2 Connecting the card to the IT network 2.1.3 Understanding front panel signals...
  • Page 13: Supervision / Administration Via A Web Browser

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3 Supervision / Administration via a Web browser A JVM (Java Virtual Machine) is required to ensure correct display of information in HTML pages. On a computer equipped with a Web browser (Internet Explorer or Netscape recommended), enter the address initialised previously in the Installation chapter (e.g.: http://213.30.17.30.) The “UPS properties”...
  • Page 14: Ups

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2 UPS 3.2.1 “UPS properties” page This page gives instant access to the essential information about your UPS. This page is automatically refreshed every 10 seconds (by default). To change this value, go to the “System” page. 3.2.1.1 UPS zone: general information on the UPS.
  • Page 15 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Computer room: Customised name of your system corresponding to the “upsIdentName” object of the UPS MIB (RFC 1628) You can change this name on the “System” page. The “About your UPS” zone provides information on the UPS and the Network Shutdown Card, in particular, the model range and software version.
  • Page 16 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual “Communication”: indicates the status of the communication between the card and the UPS “Power source”: indicates whether the power comes from the utility or from the UPS battery “Batteries”: indicates whether the battery is being charged or discharged “Output load level”: indicates the power percentage used at UPS output “Master output”: indicates if the UPS output is protected “Controlled outlets”: indicates if the controlled outlets (if available) are powered.
  • Page 17 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.1.4 Subscription for alarm reception If your computer has a JVM (Java Virtual Machine), you can receive notification of the different alarms occurring on the UPS directly via your browser. Just click on the “Subscribe” button. Activation of this function is indicated by a pop-up window and by the button’s text label changing to “Unsubscribe”.
  • Page 18: On-Line Help

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.2 On-line help On-line contextual help in French or English is available at the top of each page by clicking on the Help link, which is always located on the top right corner. The help browser menu is the same as the one the card pages. The Help page always opens a new window.
  • Page 19: Ups Control

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.3 UPS Control Click on the “UPS Control” section in the menu. If the UPS is not compatible with this function, a warning message is sent to the user. UPS configuration may also prevent the commands from being properly run. Read the UPS manual for more information.
  • Page 20 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual “Immediate off”: a sequence to switch off output power is launched immediately. The symbol representing the output flashes, indicating that the sequence is in progress. The systems supplied are shut down correctly while the shutdown sequence is running, then the output is cut. “Immediate Toggle”: A sequence to switch off then restore output power is launched immediately.
  • Page 21: Ups Weekly Schedule Programming

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.4 UPS weekly schedule programming Click on the “Weekly schedule” section of the menu. If the UPS is not compatible with this function, a warning message is sent to the user. UPS configuration may also prevent the commands from being properly run. Read the UPS manual for more information.
  • Page 22: Shutdown Parameters

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.5 Shutdown parameters Click on the “Shutdown parameters” section in the menu to see the list of parameters. The table of managed alarms is included in the appendix. Important note: For installations that do not use Network Shutdown Module (backup units, routers and other internetworking equipment, automated systems, etc.)or in the event of long backup periods, the card will send a command to the UPS to shut off end of the programmed Shutdown After time.
  • Page 23 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Note Priority is given to the main outlet, so the card does not accept configurations where the auxiliary outlets can be supplied while the main outlet is switched off For the main outlet (Master) Shutdown after is the operating time in minutes left for users after a switch to backup before starting the shutdown sequences of the UPS and its equipment (from 0 to 1092).
  • Page 24: Viewing The Alarms

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.2.6 Viewing the alarms Click on the “Alarm table” section in the menu to view the list of current alarms. The table of managed alarms is included in the appendix. Note: The alarm number is not related to the SNMP trap number T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R...
  • Page 25: Logs

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.3 Logs 3.3.1 Measurements Click on the “Measurements” section in the menu. The following measurements are saved and time-stamped: “Input voltage”: Value of the utility voltage supplying your UPS (average of 3 phases for UPS' equipped with a 3-phase input) “Input frequency”: Value of the utility frequency feeding your UPS “Output voltage”: Value of the output voltage of your UPS (average of the 3 phases for UPS’...
  • Page 26 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Select the time range to view T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R P R O V I D E R Network Management Card Page –...
  • Page 27: Event Log

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.3.2 Event log Click in the “Event log” section of the menu. “Save Log” enables all values saved to be opened or saved in CSV format (compatible with Excel type spreadsheets). “Clear Log” enables deletion of all records. The administrator must enter his/her login / password to validate this action.
  • Page 28: System Log

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.3.3 System log Click in the “System log” section in the menu. “Save” enables all values saved to be opened or saved in CSV format (compatible with Excel type spreadsheets). “Clear” enables deletion of all records. The administrator must enter his/her login / password to validate this action.
  • Page 29: Notification

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.4 Notification 3.4.1 Email Notification The card offers the possibility of redirecting UPS alarms to an e-mail server. The format of these e-mails is compatible with mobile telephone transfer systems using text messages (SMS). Notified events: The left side of the page shows the events that can be notified.
  • Page 30 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Environment alarms: (accessible when Show advanced events option is ticked) Environment alarms must be selected to activate e-mail notification of events concerning the Environment Sensor. The detail of notified events is accessed via the Configure Environment link.
  • Page 31: Email Message Settings

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.4.2 Email Message Settings This page enables customisation of the content of the messages received by recipients of e-mails sent by the card. Customisation is common to the four recipients that can be notified (see E-mail notification).
  • Page 32 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual The body of the e-mail sent is composed of: - Message text, which is free text. - the date and time of the event, as saved in the log. - URL of the card, enabling a direct link with the card to be established. –...
  • Page 33: Configuration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5 Configuration The parameters of this menu can only be modified after entering the “User Name” and “Password”. The following screen is proposed automatically: User Name and password by default are: MGEUPS Each field accepts up to 10 characters max. After entering the login and password, these identifiers remain active as long as the browser is open, so you only have to enter them once.
  • Page 34: Network Settings

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5.1 Network Settings Click on the “Network” section in the menu. This menu enables the administrator to configure the network parameters of the card and authorisation of the remote upgrade of the embedded system. IP address: The IP address of the card (e.g.: 172.17.23.205).
  • Page 35 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual TELNET connection: Authorises (choose enable) remote connection with a terminal to access the maintenance menu. “Configuration in local mode and via Telnet “ for more information BootP/DHCP: Authorises (choose enable) configuration of network parameters with your BootP/DHCP server when the card is booted Mode of card operation with server: after any reboot, if this option is enabled, the card tries to recover the network parameters from the server for 10 sec.
  • Page 36: System

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5.2 System Click the “System” section in the menu. This menu enables the customisation of the information on the UPS properties Environment pages. UPS contact: This text field is limited to 32 characters. Enter the name of the person responsible for UPS administration at IT network level and/or electrical maintenance.
  • Page 37 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Note: Alarm notification remains in English / French (reboot the browser after modification). SNMP message remain in English. Environment log interval: [from 5 to 99999 sec ]. Temperature and humidity measurement save period. Default value = 300 sec. (only visible if the sensor is present). Environment refresh rate: [from 5 to 99999 sec].
  • Page 38: Notified Applications

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5.3 Notified Applications Click the “Notified Application” section in the menu. Security: the administrator has to enter his login/password to view this information. This menu enables: The addition of the supervision stations receiving traps and configuration of the trap type. To list all the Notified Applications and the main parameters.
  • Page 39 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Hostname or IP Address : By priority the hostname of the computer is displayed when the IP address can be converted into a hostname with a DNS server or if the application has been entered as a hostname (see page Network Management System settings).
  • Page 40: Central Shutdown Configuration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Trap community indicates the name of the SNMP community For more details, read the MIB description document: 34003627zjaa.pdf , available in the Embedded zone of www.mgeups.com site. 3.5.4 Central Shutdown Configuration Click the “Notified Application” section in the menu then in “Configuration”. This page is used to define either the shutdown or the notification settings used by the Network Shutdown Modules that connect to Network Management Card.
  • Page 41 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Shutdown After (time before shutdown) This is the time in seconds that the system waits following failure of AC power before initiating the system-shutdown procedure. This value must be selected to provide users with enough time to close their applications and disconnect, but within the battery backup time provided by the UPS.
  • Page 42: Access Control

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5.5 Access control Click the “Access control” section in the menu. To access this page, the login and password are systematically requested if they have not already been entered. This menu enables configuration of the different parameters enabling secure access to the card via a browser or SNMP.
  • Page 43 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Change Community Read/Write: Text field limited to 31 characters. This field is only validated after clicking on “Save” . Default value “public”. Change Trap Port Number: Numeric field limited to 65534. Enables forwarding of traps sent by the card to a port other than the port usually used for SNMP.
  • Page 44: Time

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.5.6 Time Click the “Time” section in the menu. This menu enables initialisation of the date and time of the card in three different ways. Synchronise manually: Enables initialisation of the date and time of the card, with the values entered in the Date and Time fields.
  • Page 45: Environment

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual list. Connection is made with the server and the date and time are set after clicking on the “Save” button. Time is updated every hour. The card uses the NTP protocol (UDP 123 port) and the firewall must be set accordingly, no error message is generated if the time server contact fails Daylight Saving Time: Enables corrections due to summer / winter time changes, this option must be supported by the NTP server.
  • Page 46: Environment Status

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Name and status of each contact can be configured Recording of events and measurements in the card log Possibility of shutting down the installation safely if one of the thresholds is exceeded or if a dry contact closes Connection to the Network Management Card by CAT5 straight RJ45 network cables (maximum card/sensor distance: 20m)
  • Page 47: Environment Settings

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Input # 1 and Input # 2 show the position of the two contacts acquired by the sensor. The position is displayed with the parameters entered in the Environment Settings page. The last status change of each contact is time-stamped. The Internet browser updates this page regularly according to the Environment refresh rate parameter on the System settings page.
  • Page 48 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Temperature: choose the temperature unit (°C or °F) from the selection box. High threshold: if this value is exceeded, a notification is sent if this is validated. Default value is 40 °C / 104 °F.
  • Page 49: Log

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 3.6.4 Log The environment sensor’s two measurements, Temperature and Humidity, are recorded at an interval defined by the Environment log interval parameter on the System settings page. By default, this period is 300 seconds. Each measurement is dated and stored in the log of the UPS’...
  • Page 50: Servers Protection

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4 Servers protection 4.1 Set-up of the shutdown parameters The Network Shutdown Module, on protected server boot, subscribes itself automatically to Notified Applications list and sends its essential data: IP address of the server on which it is installed, to be notified by the card of any power events Time required to shutdown the server (Shutdown Duration, configurable in the Shutdown Module “set-up”...
  • Page 51: Specific Set-Up For Long Autonomy Installation (> 30 Mn)

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.1.1.2 Initiating the shutdown procedure when the battery level is lower than: (if capacity under) When the card detects that the remaining backup time percentage is less than the configured level, the shutdown sequence is started. By default, this value is set in the UPS.
  • Page 52 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual Start UM-Editor (installed with Solution-Pac / WAN), select the “Switchable plug” box and specify the outlet number (1=main, 2 or 3) in the “Receptacle Number” field. 4.1.4.1 Load shedding or sequential shutdown It is possible to optimise backup time by shutting down non-priority equipment or sequencing the shutdown of several devices.
  • Page 53: The Different Server And Ups Shutdown Sequences

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual The different server and UPS shutdown sequences 4.2.1 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the Shutdown Timer During battery backup time, the Shutdown Timer of the Network Management Card is reached: after a user- defined backup time period, the shutdown of all servers is initiated, followed by the UPS shutdown (depending on its configuration).
  • Page 54 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.1.1 Main UPS outlet Shuts down after the ShutDown Timer + Shutdown Duration after having stopped the servers Restarts when utility power is restored (possibility of programming a restart delay) Utility Trap 17 ShutdownTimer Trap 18 Trap,11, Trap 29 Trap 31...
  • Page 55 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.1.3 Programmable outlet 2 Shuts down after Shutoff Delay 2 after having stopped the servers Restarts when utility power is restored by applying Restart Delay 2 Trap 29 ShutoffDelay 2 Restart Delay 2 Trap 31 Shutdown Duration.2 Trap 32...
  • Page 56: Extended Power Outage, Shutdown Initiated By The "Low Battery Power" Message

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.2 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the “Low battery power” message When the ”Low battery power” message is displayed, the UPS is shut down after taking into account the shutdown duration of the servers. “Low battery power”: The message appears if either of the two following criteria is checked: - Low Battery Level - Minimum remaining backup time (Low Battery Delay)
  • Page 57 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.2.3 Programmable outlet 2 Trap 29 ShutoffTimer.2 Restart Delay.2 Trap 31 Sh`down Duration.2 Trap 32 UM-Client Shutdown Reboot Outlet 2 T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R P R O V I D E R Network Management Card...
  • Page 58: Extended Power Outage, Shutdown Initiated By The Shutdown Timer, But Utility Restoration Before The End Of The Shutdown Duration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.3 Extended power outage, shutdown initiated by the Shutdown Timer, but utility restoration before the end of the Shutdown Duration If utility power is restored before the end of the Shutdown Duration, the UPS is shut down after the Shutdown Duration for a period equal to the forced reboot time delay 4.2.3.1 Main UPS outlet Utility...
  • Page 59 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.3.3 Programmable outlet 2 Trap 29 ShutoffTimer.2 Restart Delay.2 Trap 31 Shutdown Duration.2 Trap 32 UM-Client Shutdown Reboot Outlet 2 T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R P R O V I D E R Network Management Card...
  • Page 60: Off/On Command

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.4 Off/On command Off/On command is sent from the “UPS control” page 4.2.4.1 Main outlet Utility Off command with a 2 minutes On command with a shutdown delay = 2 minutes restart delay = 0 minutes Trap 29 Trap 31 Shutdown...
  • Page 61 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 4.2.4.3 Programmable outlet 2 Trap 29 ShutoffTimer.2 Restart Delay.2 Trap 31 Shutdown Duration.2 Trap 32 UM-Client Shutdown Reboot Outlet 2 T H E U N I N T E R R U P T I B L E P O W E R P R O V I D E R Network Management Card...
  • Page 62: Configuration In Local Mode And Via Telnet

    (MGEUPS by default), and then press “Enter”. The card will disconnect itself after 3 minutes of inactivity. The menu is in English only. +=========================================================================== [ MGE UPS SYSTEMS SNMP/Web agent Configuration menu ] +=========================================================================== Enter Password: ****** +=========================================================================== [ MGE UPS SYSTEMS SNMP/Web agent Configuration menu ] +=========================================================================== 1.
  • Page 63: Choice 1: Snmp Agent Configuration Menu

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 5.1.1 Choice 1: SNMP agent configuration menu The blue lines are those displayed on screen. +============================================================================+ [ Agent Configuration Menu ] +============================================================================+ SNMP/Web Agent Version : CA (SN 49DC40116) Indicates the version level of the software and the serial number of the card. Ethernet address : 00 E0 D8 09 85 78 MAC address of the card.
  • Page 64 www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 7. Community Read-Only : public Enter the name of the read-only community (by default = public) 31 characters maximum 8. Community Read/Write : public Enter the name of the read/write community. This name is used by the UM-Clients to subscribe to the table of notified Clients.
  • Page 65: Choice 2: Ups Parameters

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 5.1.2 Choice 2: UPS parameters The blue lines are those displayed on screen. +============================================================================+ [ UPS Parameters Menu ] +============================================================================+ SNMP/Web Agent Version : CAb8 (SN 49DC40116) Ethernet address : 00 E0 D8 09 85 78 Agent BIOS Version : AB 1.
  • Page 66: Choice 4: Restore Default Configuration

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual COMMANDS - 1. Modify - Modify an entry of table 2. Reset - Reset an entry to default from table 0. Return to previous menu Please Enter Your Choice => This menu enables configuration of access to the four supervision stations (identified by the IP address) with read/write community names different to those already defined in the card “1”...
  • Page 67: Configuration Via Telnet

    www.mgeups.com Network Management Cards User Manual 5.2 Configuration via Telnet You can access the configuration menu (see “configuration in local mode” section) from a station equipped with the Telnet protocol. As soon as the card is accessible on the network, enter the command: telnet <...

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