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Power off the server

The server remains in a standby state when it is connected to a power source, allowing the Lenovo XClarity Controller to respond to remote power-on requests. To remove all power from the server (power status LED off), you must disconnect all power cables.

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Power button location and power LED are specified in:
To place the server in a standby state (power status LED flashes once per second):
The Lenovo XClarity Controller can place the server in a standby state as an automatic response to a critical system failure.
  • Start an orderly shutdown using the operating system (if supported by your operating system).

  • Press the power button to start an orderly shutdown (if supported by your operating system).

  • Press and hold the power button for more than 4 seconds to force a shutdown.

When in a standby state, the server can respond to remote power-on requests sent to the Lenovo XClarity Controller. For information about powering on the server, see Power on the server.