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APC Battery Replacement date



I have searched the kb and found some decent answers. https://kb.paessler.com/en/topic/66899-apc-ups-snmp-battery-replace-sensor#reply-219779 was close to my answer. My supervisor would like proactive warnings on battery replacement date. APC does provide the battery replacement through a ASN integer once the battery require replacement. If I put the proper OID in I am able to get a replacement date out of the SNMP. Is it possible to setup a warning and alarm by date in the mm/dd/yyyy format? I am assuming this is not possible but thought I would check anyways. 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (17 ms) : SNMP V1 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (22 ms) : Custom OID 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (30 ms) : SNMP Datatype: ASN_OCTET_STR 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (36 ms) : ------- 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (40 ms) : Value: 03/15/2025 11/3/2020 1:31:33 PM (45 ms) : Done

apc-ups battery snmp-sensor

Created on Nov 3, 2020 6:33:06 PM

Last change on Nov 4, 2020 9:25:43 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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Hi Jeff,

Thank you for the post in our KB!

PRTG cannot display strings into a channel. Therefore, you would need to use the integer value which also indicates that the date format is not possible to use.

Created on Nov 4, 2020 9:26:59 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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