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Drive LEDs

This topic provides information on the drive LEDs on the front of the server.

The following table describes the problems that are indicated by drive activity LED and drive status LED.

Figure 1. Drive LEDs
Drive LEDs
1 Drive activity LED (green)

Each hot-swap drive comes with an activity LED. When this LED is flashing, it indicates the drive activity.

2 Drive status LED (yellow)
The drive status LED indicates the following status:
  • The LED is lit: the drive has failed.

  • The LED is flashing slowly (once per second): the drive is being rebuilt.

  • The LED is flashing rapidly (three times per second): the drive is being identified.