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Operator panel

The operator panel of the server provides controls and LEDs.

The following illustration shows the operator panel of the server.

Figure 1. Operator panel
Graphic that depicts the operator panel of the server. It includes callouts to identify each of the components on the operator panel.
Table 1. Components on the operator panel
1 Power button with power status LED2 System activity LED
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. The power status LED helps you to 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).
Fast blinking (about four flashes per second)GreenThe server is off, but the XClarity Controller is initializing, and the server is not ready to be powered on.
OffNoneThere is no ac power applied to the server.

2 System activity LED

The system activity LED on the operator panel is not currently used.

3 System ID button with system ID LED

Use this system ID button and the blue system ID LED to visually locate 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 also use the Lenovo XClarity Controller or 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:
  • The temperature of the server reached the non-critical temperature threshold.

  • The voltage of the server reached the non-critical voltage threshold.

  • A fan has been detected to be running at low speed.

  • The power supply has a critical error.

  • The power supply is not connected to the power.

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.