All supported OS
Network Management Cards AP9617, AP9618, AP9619, AP9630, AP9631, AP9635
The administrator authentication phrase used by PowerChute Network Shutdown (PCNS) should be the same as that used in the NMC. The default used by the NMC is: admin user phrase.
The authentication phrase must be at least 15, but no more than 32 characters. You must use ASCII characters A-Z, a-z, 0-9.
If you change the authentication phrase in PCNS, you must also change it on the NMC (otherwise, PCNS and the NMC will not be able to communicate). If you are using a Redundant Smart-UPS, Multiple Symmetra, or a Parallel UPS configuration, all of the NMC authentication phrases must be the same.
Note: You can set the authentication phrase value in the NMC user interface:
In v3.x - UPS tab, under Powerchute --> Configuration
In v5.x - UPS tab, under Configuration --> Shutdown
In v6.x - Under Configuration --> Shutdown