The IBM® QRadar® DSM for APC UPS accepts syslog events from the APC Smart-Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) family of products.

Restriction: Events from RC-Series Smart-UPS are not supported.
The following table identifies the specifications for the APC UPS DSM:
Table 1. APC UPS DSM specifications
Specification Value
Manufacturer APC
RPM file name DSM-APCUPS-Qradar_version-build_number.noarch.rpm
Protocol Syslog
Recorded event types UPS events

Battery events

Bypass events

Communication events

Input power events

Low battery condition events

SmartBoost events

SmartTrim events

Automatically discovered? No
Includes identity? No
Includes custom properties? No
More information APC website (http://www.apc.com)
To send APC UPS events to QRadar, complete the following steps:
  1. If automatic updates are not enabled, download and install the most recent version of the APC UPS DSM RPM from the IBM Support Website onto your QRadar Console.
  2. Create an APC UPS log source on the QRadar Console and use the following table to configure the specific values that are required to collect APC UPS events:
    Table 2. APC UPS log source parameters
    Parameter Value
    Log Source type APC UPS
    Protocol Configuration Syslog
  3. Configure your APC UPS device to forward syslog events to QRadar.