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Operator information panel

The operator information panel of the server provides controls and LEDs.

The following illustration shows the operator information panel of the server.
Figure 1. Operator information panel
Graphic that depicts the operator information panel of the server. It includes callouts to identify each of the components on the operator information panel.

Table 1. Components on the operator information panel
1 Power button with power status LED2 Network activity LED (for OCP 3.0 Ethernet adapter)
3 System ID button with system ID LED4 System error LED

1 Power button with power status LED

You can press the power button to power on the server when you finish setting up the server. You also can hold the power button for several seconds to power off the server if you cannot shut down the server from the operating system. See: Power on the server. The power status LED helps you determine the current power status.
Solid onGreenThe server is on and running.
Slow blinking (about one flash per second)GreenThe server is off and is ready to be powered on (standby state).
OffNoneThere is no ac power applied to the server.

2 Network activity LED

When an OCP 3.0 Ethernet adapter is installed, the network activity LED on the front I/O assembly helps you identify the network connectivity and activity. If no OCP 3.0 Ethernet adapter is installed, this LED is off.
OnGreenThe server is connected to a network.
BlinkingGreenThe network is connected and active.
OffNoneThe server is disconnected from the network.

3 System ID button with system ID LED

Use this system ID button and the blue system ID LED to visually locate the server. A system ID LED is also located on the rear of the server. Each time you press the system ID button, the state of both the system ID LEDs changes. The LEDs can be changed to on, blinking, or off. You can use a remote management program to change the state of the system ID LEDs to assist in visually locating the server among other servers.

4 System error LED

The system error LED helps you to determine if there are any system errors.

OnYellowAn error has been detected on the server. Causes might include but not limited to the following errors:
  • Processor error

  • Memory module error

  • Storage failure

  • PCIe adapter failure

  • Power supply error

  • Fan failure

  • Mainboard failure

Check the event log to determine the exact cause of the error.
OffNoneThe server is off or the server is on and is working correctly.None.