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Barracuda Managed Workplace

Setting Defaults for Power Management

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Setting Whether Power Management Is On for New Sites

You can set whether power management is on or off for new sites. If you plan on monitoring and managing power at all your sites, you can set the default to on. That way, any new customers you onboard will already be flagged for power management.

  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Power Management.
  2. Under Global Default Options, click Modify.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To enable power management for new sites, select the Enable Power Management for New Sites check box.
    • To disable power management for new sites, clear the Enable Power Management for New Sites check box.
  4. Click Save.
Setting the Default Power Costs and Usages for All Sites

You can set

  • typical power cost in kilowatt hour (kWh) and the currency to use
  • default desktop power usage (watts/hour)
  • default laptop power usage (watts/hour)
  1. In Service Center, click Configuration > Power Management.
  2. Under Global Default Options, click Modify.
  3. To set the currency to use for power cost calculations, select either Dollars, Euros, Yen, or Pounds from the Currency list.
  4. In the kWh box, type the typical power cost, which is the amount that the electrical company charges for a kWh.
  5. In the Desktop Power Usage box, type the typical watts/hour that a desktop machine uses.
  6. In the Laptop Power Usage box, type the typical watts/hour that a laptop machine uses.
  7. Click Save.
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