How to install Legrand UPS Communicator on Linux

How to install Legrand UPS Communicator on Linux

How to install Legrand UPS Communicator on Linux

This tutorial shows the steps to install Legrand communication software to monitor a directly connected UPS, for example with a USB cable. This software allows you to manage the server and possibly others with the RS module It will be installed in /usr/legrand/upscomm/.

Preliminary notes

This is a 32bits software. To install it on a 64bits server, you have to add the i386 architecture to your system:if(typeof __ez_fad_position != ‘undefined’){__ez_fad_position(‘div-gpt-ad-howtoforge_com-medrectangle-3-0’)};

dpkg --add-architecture i386
apt-get update
apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386


To download the software, use the following command:


Extract the files:

unzip ./ tar zxf ./upscomm_1.21.tar.gz

Install UPS Communicator Sever

cd ./upscomm_inst

Then execute the script :


Choose your language and press the space bar to view the license and Y to accept it.

Press Y again to learn more about the modules to install and choose UPS Server (to be installed on the server that is connected to the UPS by a USB cable) You don’t need to install RS System. Answer Y when you are asked to configure the UPS Server Now. It can be configured at any time with the command:


Configure UPS Communicator Sever

When you configure the UPS Server module for the first time, the screen is as follows:

Configuration screen.

Then hit Enter and choose your UPS System, the communication port (/dev/ttyUSB0 for USB port 0) and a password to protect the configuration.
Go to Events configuration and choose what to do.if(typeof __ez_fad_position != ‘undefined’){__ez_fad_position(‘div-gpt-ad-howtoforge_com-medrectangle-4-0’)};

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