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Product Information for APC UPS Network Management Card
Highlights for APC UPS Network Management Card
APC UPS Network Management Card allow for secure monitoring and control of an individual APC UPS via web browser, command line interface, or SNMP. Embedded technology provides exceptional reliability with notification features that inform you of problems as they occur.
Customize shut down and reboot of connected equipment and UPSs.Data logging:
Identify problematic trends before they escalate or export the data log for analysis.Event logging:
Pinpoint the timing and sequence of events leading up to an incident with the event log.Run command file:
Run command file on shutdown sequence as well as start-up sequence.Remote UPS management:
Enable management of your UPS by connecting it directly to the network.Browser Accessible:
View the user interface with a browser. Provides quick access from anywhere on a secure network.Enterprise management system compatible:
Manage your APC devices from a single system by forwarding SNMP traps (events) to your preferred enterprise management system.Reboot equipment remotely:
Saves dispatching technicians to remote locations.Operating System Shutdown:
Prevents possible data corruption by performing graceful, unattended operating system shutdown in the event of an extended power outage.
User-selectable password protection prevents unauthorized access.Three-tier user access:
Control user access on three levels including read only, device and administrator.Radius support:
Use an existing radius server to securely authenticate, authorize, and account for your APC device.PowerChute Network Shutdown:
Reliable network-based shutdown of multiple servers.
Additional InformationIntegrates with InfraStruXure Central:
An IT-ready, scalable monitoring system that collects, organizes, and distributes critical alerts, surveillance video and key information, providing a unified view of complex physical infrastructure environments from anywhere on the network.Flash upgradeable firmware:
Install maintenance releases of firmware remotely using FTP.Notification:
Be notified of problems to ensure crucial situations are dealt with in a timely manner.
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
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APC AP9631 UPS Network Management Card 2The APC AP9631 UPS Network Management Card 2 with Environmental Monitoring allows users to monitor and control their APC UPS systems via secure network browsers or external command line interfaces. The card provides multiple-user access and multiple-language support, notifies users when problems occur, and includes individual password protection. The card is capable of operating on a network using IPv6 protocol, and features device encryption to securely connect via HTTPS/SSL, SSH (up to 2048-bit encryption), and SNMPv3. Temperature and humidity are monitored and any changes are flagged and reported. Two USB ports support Network Management Card Firmware Upgrade. Through data and event logging, the card helps users identify and pinpoint problematic issues and trends. With the included PowerChute Network Shutdown software, information is kept safe during power outages.
What’s in the Box:
- APC AP9631 UPS Network Management Card 2, CD with software, temperature sensor, and user manual.
AP9631 At a Glance:
- Both internal and external accessibility
- Multiple users can access system
- Users are notified of problems
- Temperature and (optional) temperature & humidity monitoring
- Problems are identified through data and event logging
- User friendly UPS firmware upgrade capability
- VMware Ready PowerChute software can shut down multiple servers during outages
Network Browser and External Device AccessibilityUsers can monitor and control their APC UPS systems with both secure network browsers and external command line interfaces (either Telnet or Secure Shell) via the APC UPS Network Management Card 2. Users are able to reboot equipment with this accessibility, which saves them from having to dispatch technicians to remote locations.
Features and Compatibility
- IPv6 certified
- RADIUS support
- SMTP authentication - SSL/TLS
- FTP, CLI, Telnet access support
- Secure SSH and HTTPS access
- Secure transfer – SCP
- Simultaneous, multiple user access
- SNMP v1, v2, v3 support
- Data and Event logging
- Device encryption - Up to 2048-bit
Multiple-User Access and Multiple-Language SupportThe management card allows for multiple-user access, which supports simultaneous network web browsing for up to eight users and command line interface browsing for up to three users. It also provides support for up to ten different languages on the network web browser. The card also features password security for individual users, which helps prevent unauthorized access.
Notification of Problems for Quick ResolutionWith the management card, users will be notified of any problems, which helps them ensure that these issues are dealt with in a timely manner. The card also allows users to customize the shutdown and reboot of equipment and UPS systems.
Temperature and Humidity Monitoring for System SafetyThe management card features input and output ports that support a temperature sensor (included), a temperature and humidity sensor (optional), and a dry-contact accessory (optional). Changes in temperature or humidity are flagged and reported to users via user interface or email.
UPS Firmware UpdateThe management card includes a user friendly mechanism to remotely and seamlessly update UPS firmware via the web browser interface (SMX, SMT and SRT Smart-UPS only). Additionally, two USB ports support Network Management Card Firmware Upgrade.
Data and Event Logging Help Identify ProblemsThe management card features data logging, which identifies problematic trends and exports the data log for analysis. It also allows for event logging, which can pinpoint timing and sequence of events for any problems that need to be investigated.
PowerChute Network Shutdown Software Shuts Down ServersThe management card includes VMware Ready PowerChute Network Shutdown software, which helps keep business information safe by shutting down multiple servers in the event of a power outage. The software offers advanced integration support for VMware ESX/ESXi, and Microsoft Hyper-V.
Two-Year Factory WarrantyAPC warrants management cards to be free from defects for two years from the date of purchase.