Network UPS Tools
Power Devices support
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There are many programs and devices that integrate NUT support.

This page tries to track them.

Graphical desktop clients


KNutClient is a visual client for NUT.


NUT-Monitor is a graphical application to monitor and manage UPSes connected to a NUT server. This application is written in Python and PyGTK, and uses the PyNUT class.

Note NUT-Monitor is part of NUT since NUT v2.4.1. It will further evolve toward the NUT Control Center.


A Gnome Shell extension to monitor/manage NUT-controlled devices.

Windows NUT client

Windows NUT client is a partial port of KNutClient to Windows using AUTOIT scripting language.


WinNUT is a partial port of the client side of Network UPS Tools (NUT) to Windows.

Note WinNUT is currently being replaced by a full port to Windows, part of the official NUT distribution. MSI packages are available too.


WMNut is a dockapp program to monitor multiple UPSs statistics through the NUT (Network UPS Tools) framework on Linux and other systems.

Network Management Systems (NMS) integration

The "nut" module monitors uninterruptible power supplies under control of the
NUT (Network UPS Tools) free software suite.
It sends alerts on power outages, overload and battery problems. The longterm
graphing may point you to battery aging problems.

link:[Cacti monitoring tool]

There are at least three different scripts that add NUT support to Cacti:


The collectd system statistics collection daemon features a NUT plugin to collect statistics from UPSes.

MonAMI NUT plugin

A plugin to return UPS status to the MonAMI universal sensor framework.

Munin NUT plugin

A NUT plugin is available.

Nagios plugin

The check_ups plugin returns UPS status to the Nagios monitoring system using NUT.

Configuration GUIs


KNutSetting is a visual KDE tool for configuring NUT - Network UPS Tools.

Other software projects


42ITy™ is a next generation platform for data center service optimization that aims to bridge the gap between the traditional silos of IT and facility management.

42ITy™ promotes an open, community based approach, to ensure broad and vendor agnostic support, while leveraging and giving back to leading open source software components including NUT (Network UPS Tools), ØMQ/Malamute & MariaDB, among others.

Network UPS Tools Services for Windows

Network UPS Tools Services for Windows provides tools and services to run an upsd-compatible server to report the status of UPS devices connected to a system or server in master mode. It allows other Network UPS Tools slave daemons and monitoring clients access to UPS information using standard Windows programing interfaces for easier setup.


nut-snmpagent is an SNMP wrapper to expose the upsc output into Net-SNMP.


PyNUT is an abstraction class written in Python to access NUT (Network UPS Tools) server and execute commands without needing to know the communication protocol.

Note PyNUT is part of NUT since NUT v2.4.1.

RRDtool logging support

This patch adds RRDtool logging support to NUT. (See also [collectd].)


A developing Python wrapper to upsc which can generate email and shutdown the machine.


A Perl module to talk to an UPS via NUT (Network UPS Tools) upsd.

Note UPS::Nut is part of NUT since NUT v2.6.1.


A fork and complete API overhaul of PyNUT, a Python library to allow communication with Network UPS Tools servers.


A simple web interface for Network UPS Tools servers.


A Golang library for interacting with NUT.

Hardware projects involving NUT

This is an incomplete list of the hardware known to embed NUT.

Dell PowerVault NX3500

Dell is using NUT to protect the new PowerVault NX3500 storage devices.


Opengear provides an advanced NUT integration into many models. There is also a video presentation of the NUT integration.

For more information on Opengear’s contributions to NUT, have a look at the acknowledgements information.


Synology has worked closely with Arnaud to integrate UPS support on all its devices.

Alcatel Lucent IPBX

Alcatel has been working for years with us (Patrick Agrain and Arnaud) to improve NUT integration into some of their IPBX.

Netgear ReadyNAS

The RAIDiator firmware for the ReadyNAS product line includes NUT to either monitor a local USB UPS, or to connect as a slave to a NUT server.

Thecus NAS

Thecus NAS firmware includes NUT for UPS support. The following list of devices is known to be supported.

Buffalo NAS

Buffalo TeraStation NAS (Business-class) include NUT for UPS support.

Eaton - Intelligent Power Controller

Eaton Intelligent Power Controller provides easy infrastructure monitoring solution, using the 42ITy™ Open Source data center monitoring software stack, which relies on NUT for power devices monitoring.

Legacy and discontinued projects


Simple UPS monitoring plugin for GKrellM. Uses NUT (Network UPS Tools) for UPS connection.

A project to display the status of a UPS on computer through one of the many
cheap LCD matrix displays available on the market.


PHP4 / GD / MySQL / jpgraph package to visualize logged UPS status data.

Eaton - Personal Solution Pac

NUT configuration and monitoring software for Eaton (previously MGE Office Protection Systems) units.

UPS Monitor

Multi-threaded python/GTK2 graphical monitoring application.


  • Client authors: send updates on your releases to the NUT users mailing list. We will also put a link to you in the news section of the top page when things change.

  • If you know of a project which should be listed, please send in the URL.