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Power on the server (connect input power)

After the server performs a short self-test (power LED flashes quickly) when connected to input power, it enters a standby state (power LED flashes once per second).

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.

Turn on the server

The server can be turned on (power LED on) in any of the following ways:
  • You can press the power button.

  • The server can start or restart automatically after a power interruption.

  • The server can respond to remote power-on requests sent to the Lenovo XClarity Controller.

For information about powering off the server, see Power off the server (disconnect input power).