Status Lights

Status lights are located on the front and back panels of Xserve RAID. In addition, there are status lights on the host adapter card.

Front Panel Status Lights

The system's front panel status lights are shown in the figure and table below.

4 Mute Button —, r-Power Supply Status Light $ A System Identifier Button and Light—i r— Cooling System Status Light X

2 a Drive Module Lock and Status Light —i i— Temperature Status Light

|— Controller Status Light C

2 a Drive Module Lock and Status Light —i i— Temperature Status Light

|— Controller Status Light C

Fibre Channel Link Lights jr

Host Activity Drive Module Lights Activity and

Status Lights

Fibre Channel Link Lights jr

Table 1: Front Panel Status Lights

Indicator

LED Color

Description

Security lock

Yellow

Lock is engaged

System identifier

Yellow

Indicates a hardware error or that someone has toggled it on; check the server monitoring application for more information

Mute button

No LED

Press to turn off the alarm signalling an error condition

Power supplies

Green Red

Failure (See "Power Supply Status Lights")

Cooling modules

Green Red

Failure

Temperature

Green Red

Over temperature

RAID controller (one for each group of seven drives)

Green Red

Failure

Host activity

Blue

Two rows of 23 LEDs show level of fibre channel activity on each host channel

Fibre channel link

Green

Two LEDs indicate a link is established

Drive module (right LED)

Green Yellow

Yellow/green flash Red

Powered and running; good Prefailure condition; replace drive Rebuilding RAID Problem or failure; replace drive

Drive module (left LED)

Blinking blue No light

Disk activity; do not remove drive No disk activity; drive can be removed

Back Panel Status Lights

The system's back panel status lights are shown in the figure below. General back panel status lights are listed in Table 3. Power supply status lights are in Table 4.

Xserver Back Panel
Table 2: General Back Panel Status Lights

Indicator

Color

Description

Power

White

On and OK

System identifier

Yellow

Indicates a hardware error or that

someone has toggled it on

Mute button

No LED

Press to turn off alarm signalling an error

Power supplies

See "Power Supply Status Lights"

Cooling modules

Green

OK

Controllers

Green

OK

Ethernet link

Green

OK

Red

Failure

Fibre channel link

Green

OK

Red

Failure

Batteries

Green

Charged and OK

Red

Failure

Table 3: Power Supply Status Lights

Power Supply Conditions

Green LED

Yellow LED

Red LED

No AC power to either power supply

Off

Off

Off

Power supply failure or no AC power to this power supply

Off

Off

On

AC power present; standby ouputs on

Blinking

Off

Off

Power supply DC outputs on and OK

On

Off

Off

Current limit

On

Off

Blinking

Predictive failure

On

Blinking/on

Off

Host Adapter Card Status Lights

The host adapter card's status lights are shown in the figure and table below.

Status Lights

Status Lights

SFP Ports

SFP Ports

Table 4: Host Adapter Card Status Lights

LED Color/Status

Description

No light

Link established

Blinking green

Activity on the channel

Yellow

No link or there is an error condition

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