openmediavault-nut_3.2.12 won't install

  • When I try to install the plugin on OMV 3.0.88 on armhf I get an error in the web interface.


    Debugging it (installing via console) I get:


    Setting up openmediavault-nut (3.2.12) ...
    Updating service units ...
    Restarting services ...
    Action failed -- There is no service by that name
    dpkg: error processing package openmediavault-nut (--configure):
    subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
    Processing triggers for openmediavault (3.0.88) ...
    Restarting engine daemon ...
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    openmediavault-nut
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


    Then I installed nut-monitor that was not installed via apt.


    Dissecting the postins script of the plugin I found the culprit to be
    monit restart collectd


    The service with that name (collectd) is installed but I can not find it in /etc/monit/conf.d/ or /etc/monit/monitrc.d/ (try monit -v restart collectd)


    What should come in there? Are the install scripts for this package incomplete/outdated?

  • I smelled a solution reading this:
    Unable to make NUT plugin work (errors codes inside)


    And it worked!


    Oddly you need an already WORKING (=configured!) UPS to install the plugin and be able to configure your UPS in OMV.


    Installer beware: Your carefully worked out configuration gets overwritten.


    BTW:


    I have a Powerwalker VI 650
    (48 EUR, more than plenty keeping my ODROID HC1 with one 4TB drive powered for about 40+ minutes).
    This thing has a USB-HID interface:


    driver = usbhid-ups
    port = auto
    desc = "PowerWalker VI 650 SE"


    I do not know why, but the (already changed cable) connection is lost every 30 minutes or so.
    To work around this I set up a cron job:

    # every 25 minutes
    5-55/25 * * * * root /sbin/upsdrvctl start > /dev/null


    Then we have these annoying messages broadcasted.


    To work around this I edited upsmon.conf


    NOTIFYFLAG COMMOK SYSLOG+WALL+EXEC
    NOTIFYFLAG COMMBAD SYSLOG+WALL+EXEC


    NOTIFYFLAG COMMOK SYSLOG+EXEC
    NOTIFYFLAG COMMBAD SYSLOG+EXEC

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