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PowerChute Network Shutdown v 2.2.1

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  • Reliable network-based shutdown of multiple servers.

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SFPCNS221 Features

PowerChute Network Shutdown v 2.2.1
Reliable network-based shutdown of multiple servers.
  • Configurable actions
    The order of start-up sequence or shutdown sequence can be easily configured by dragging the relevant icons on the console screen.
  • MD5 Authentication Security
    User name and password in basic mode Enhanced mode employs advanced authentication scheme using the MD5 Algorithm.

PowerChute Network Shutdown Features & Benefits


Event logging
Pinpoint the timing and sequence of events leading up to an incident with the event log.


Secure communications
Secured web access via HTTPS, as the default, ensures that communication between the device and the client interfaces cannot be interpreted.
Sequenced network shutdown and reboot
Customize network shutdown and reboot sequence of connected servers and UPSs.
Sequenced Server Shutdown
Sequences the shutdown of multiple servers powered by the same UPS to extend runtime for higher priority servers.
Operating System Shutdown
Prevents possible data corruption by performing graceful, unattended operating system shutdown in the event of an extended power outage or computer power problem.
Run command file
Run command file on network shutdown sequence as well as start-up sequence.


Virtual Cluster Support
Supports virtual machine migration, virtual machine shutdown and host shutdown in Virtual Clusters.
Virtual Cluster View
Displays a graphical representation of your Virtual Cluster environment and UPS setup on a single screen to provide an intuitive view of your UPS and Host configuration.
Virtual Machine Migration Options
Triggers virtual machine migration to available hosts in the same cluster on a single site or across different geographical locations. The option to control where specific virtual machines get migrated to is available by specifying the target host in either the same cluster or a different cluster.
Virtual Machine Prioritization
Control the order in which virtual machines are migrated, shut down and powered on by moving virtual machines into High, Medium and Low Priority Groups.
Microsoft SCVMM Integration
Provides the option to integrate with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) and leverage maintenance mode to migrate or save virtual machines when a critical UPS Event occurs.
VMware vApp Shutdown
Enables shutdown and startup of VMware vApps to control the sequence of virtual machine shutdown/startup.
VMware Virtual Appliance
Provides the option to deploy PowerChute as a virtual appliance for ease of installation.
VMware vSphere Plug-in Options
A vSphere plug-in option integrates PowerChute with vCenter Server for ease of management enabling PowerChute monitoring with the vSphere Client. Plug-in options are available for either the vSphere Web Client or vSphere Desktop Client.


IPv6 Support
Capable of operating on a network using IPv6 protocol
Advanced Redundant UPS Setups
Monitors multiple groups of redundant UPS's; each with configurable redundancy levels such as N+1, N+2 or N+3. Shutdown actions depend on the number of UPS's and the level of redundancy in each UPS setup.
Parallel-UPS configuration support
Recognizes a Parallel-UPS configuration as a single UPS system in the case of actionable events (for UPS devices that are parallel-capable).
Certified VMware Ready and Nutanix Ready.
PowerChute Network Shutdown OS Compatibility
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Redundant-UPS configuration support
Supports up to four UPS’s in a Redundant-UPS configuration. All UPS’s in a Redundant Configuration must belong to the same UPS family.


Browser Accessible
View the user interface with a browser. Provides quick access from anywhere on a secure network.
Network Management System Integration
Discover and manage PowerChute machines by using SNMP v1 or v3 to query and configure PowerChute settings. Send SNMP Traps for critical UPS events ensuring timely notifications.
Network-based shutdown
Reduces cable clutter by eliminating the need to connect the UPS and protected servers via cables.
Step-by-step configuration wizard
Speeds deployment by reducing installation and set-up time. Allows configuration changes even after initial set-up.
StruxureWare Data Center Expert Compatibility
Discover and monitor PowerChute Agents via SNMP v1 or v3. Integrate SNMP Traps for timely notifications of UPS critical events.
Text-based INI configuration file
Allows for flexibility in archiving configuration settings or copying configured settings from one Agent to another.

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