Uninterruptible Power Supply Service

The Uninterruptible Power Supply Service (UPS) provides support for serially connected, uninterruptible power supply devices.


UPS support consists of a single service that provides core functionality and one or more UPS minidrivers. UPS minidrivers support different types of UPS devices from various manufacturers.

Associated Components

The UPS service communicates directly with attached UPS devices through the serial port and takes a prescribed action if there is a power outage or a failure in the UPS device.


There are no configurable settings for this component.


The UPS service is not required for UPS devices connected through USB.

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