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Sun Rack II Power Distribution Units User's Guide

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Updated: September 2020

Monitoring Original PDUs

The original PDU metering unit allows you to monitor the current being used by equipment connected to a standard PDU. You can monitor the current in person by viewing the LCD screen on the PDU itself or remotely from a system on the network.

Using the metering unit's HTML and SNMP interfaces, you can set threshold and alarm levels that you can monitor remotely. You also can configure the metering unit to send messages to systems on the network.

Note -  Compact PDUs do not contain metering units, so you cannot monitor the current of equipment connected to them.

The following table lists the tasks necessary to configure and use the PDU metering unit.

Understand the relationship between the metering unit interface and the PDU outlet groups.
Access the metering unit from a system on the network.
Set the amperage threshold alarm values.
Monitor the amperage levels.
Change the metering unit interface settings.
Enable and configure SNMP settings.
View the metering unit firmware version and update the firmware.
Use the PDU metering unit's LCD screen.
Restore the PDU metering unit's settings back to the factory default settings.