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       upsd.users - Administrative user definitions for NUT upsd


       Administrative commands such as setting variables and the instant
       commands are powerful, and access to them needs to be restricted. This
       file defines who may access them, and what is available.

       Each user gets its own section. The fields in that section set the
       parameters associated with that user’s privileges. The section begins
       with the name of the user in brackets, and continues until the next
       user name in brackets or EOF. These users are independent of

       Here are some examples to get you started:

                   password = mypass
                   actions = set
                   instcmds = all

                   password = duh
                   instcmds = test.panel.start
                   instcmds = test.panel.stop

                   password = blah
                   upsmon master

                   password = abcd
                   upsmon slave


           Set the password for this user.

           Allow the user to do certain things with upsd. Valid actions are:

               change the value of certain variables in the UPS

               set the forced shutdown flag in the UPS. This is equivalent to
               an "on battery + low battery" situation for the purposes of

               The list of actions is expected to grow in the future.

           Let a user initiate specific instant commands. Use "ALL" to grant
           all commands automatically. To specify multiple commands, use
           multiple instances of the instcmds field. For the full list of what
           your UPS supports, use "upscmd -l".

           The cmdvartab file supplied with the distribution contains a list
           of most of the known command names.

           Add the necessary actions for a upsmon process to work. This is
           either set to "master" or "slave".

           Do not attempt to assign actions to upsmon by hand, as you may miss
           something important. This method of designating a "upsmon user" was
           created so internal capabilities could be changed later on without
           breaking existing installations.


       upsd(8), upsd.conf(5)


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