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A Python abstraction class to access NUT servers.

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This is an API overhaul of PyNUT, a Python library to allow communication with NUT (Network UPS Tools) servers.

Note: This is an unofficial project, and is in no way supported or endorsed by the Network UPS Tools developers.


The module itself requires only Python (known to work with versions 2.6 through 3.4). If you wish to run the tests, do pip install -r requirements-testing.txt.



from nut2 import PyNUTClient
client = PyNUTClient()

Please note that this module has completely and intentionally broken backwards compatibility with PyNUT 1.X.

See inline documentation for more usage information.


Just use pip:

pip install nut2


The following information is copied from the original PyNUT README:

This directory contains various NUT Client related Python scripts, written by David Goncalves, and released under GPL v3.

  • “module”: this directory contains, which is a Python abstraction class to access NUT server(s). You can use it in Python programs to access NUT’s upsd data server in a simple way, without having to know the NUT protocol.

To import it on Python programs you have to use the following (case sensitive) : ‘import PyNUT’

This module provides a ‘PyNUTClient’ class that can be used to connect and get data from an upsd data server.

To install the PyNUT module on Debian/Ubuntu, copy it to: /usr/share/python-support/python-pynut/

This directory also contains, which is a PyNUT test program. For this to be fully functional, you will need to adapt the login, password and upsname to fit your configuration.

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