Recommended battery backup type?

Do WatchGuard firewalls work fine when connected to lower-end battery backups with simulated sine wave or stepped/square wave output vs. pure sine wave battery backups? I want to get a UPS that is for a client's switch, firewall, and two ISP devices and keep that equipment off of the server's pure sine wave UPS.

Gregg Hill


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    james.carsonjames.carson Moderator, WatchGuard Representative

    @Greggmh123 They should work fine. The only ones I've seen a problem with are if they take too long to switch over to battery. Some models don't run power through their internal circuitry whicj takes a moment to power off. Some of the firewalls will reboot due to that quick power interuption.

    Just make sure you test whatever you end up going with to ensure it provides continous power.

    -James Carson
    WatchGuard Customer Support

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    Thank you , James!

    Gregg Hill

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