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HPE ProLiant DL380p Gen8 Server - LED Indicators

Front panel LEDs and buttons

Item
Description
Status
1
Aggregate network LED
  • Off: No network link

  • Solid green: Link to network

  • Flashing green: Network activity

2
System health LED
  • Solid green: Normal

  • Flashing amber: System degraded

  • Flashing red: System critical

3
UID LED and button
  • Off: Deactivated

  • Solid blue: Activated

  • Flashing blue: System being remotely managed

4
Power On/Standby button and system power LED
  • Off: Power cord not attached or power supply failure

  • Solid amber: System is in standby; Power On/Standby Button service is initialized

  • Flashing green: Power On/Standby Button has been pressed; system is waiting to power on

  • Solid green: System on

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Systems Insight Display LEDs

Item
Description
Status
1
Power cap
  • Off: System is in standby, or no cap is set

  • Solid green: Power cap applied

2
NIC link/activity
  • Off: No link to network. If the power is off, view the rear panel RJ-45 LEDs for status

  • Flashing green: Network link and activity

  • Solid green: Network link

3
AMP status
  • Off: AMP modes disabled

  • Solid green: AMP mode enabled

  • Solid amber: Failover

  • Flashing amber: Invalid configuration

4
Over temp
  • Off: Normal

  • Solid amber: High system temperature detected

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All other LEDs
  • Off: Normal

  • Amber: Failure

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Rear panel LEDs and buttons

Item
Description
Status
1
UID LED/button
  • Off: Deactivated

  • Solid blue: Activated

  • Flashing blue: System being managed remotely

2
Power supply 2 LED
  • Off: System is off or power supply has failed

  • Solid green: Normal

3
Power supply 1 LED
  • Off: System is off or power supply has failed

  • Solid green: Normal

4
NIC activity LED
  • Off: No network activity

  • Solid green: Link to network

  • Flashing green: Network activity

5
NIC link LED
  • Off: No network link

  • Green: Network link

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Drive LED definitions

Item
LED
Status
Definition
1
Locate
Solid blue
The drive is being identified by a host application.
Flashing blue
The drive carrier firmware is being updated or requires an update.
2
Activity ring
Rotating green
Drive activity.
Off
No drive activity.
3
Do not remove
Solid white
Do not remove the drive. Removing the drive causes one or more of the logical drives to fail.
Off
Removing the drive does not cause a logical drive to fail.
4
Drive status
Solid green
The drive is a member of one or more logical drives.
Flashing green
The drive is rebuilding or performing a RAID migration, stripe size migration, capacity expansion, or logical drive extension, or is erasing.
Flashing amber/green
The drive is a member of one or more logical drives and predicts the drive will fail.
Flashing amber
The drive is not configured and predicts the drive will fail.
Solid amber
The drive has failed.
Off
The drive is not configured by a RAID controller.

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FBWC module LEDs

The FBWC module has three single-color LEDs (one amber and two green). The LEDs are duplicated on the reverse side of the cache module to facilitate status viewing.

1 - Green
2 - Green
3 - Amber
Interpretation
Off
Off
Off
The cache module is not powered.
Flashing 0.5 Hz
Flashing 0.5 Hz
Off
The cache microcontroller is executing from within its boot loader and receiving new flash code from the host controller.
Flashing 1 Hz
Flashing 1 Hz
Off
The cache module is powering up, and the capacitor pack is charging.
Flashing 1 Hz
Off
Off
The cache module is idle, and the capacitor pack is charging.
On
Off
Off
The cache module is idle, and the capacitor pack is charged.
On
On
Off
The cache module is idle, the capacitor pack is charged, and the cache contains data that has not yet been written to the drives.
Off
Flashing 1 Hz
Off
A backup is in progress.
Off
On
Off
The current backup is complete with no errors.
Off
Flashing 1 Hz
Flashing 1 Hz
The current backup failed, and data has been lost.
On
Flashing 1 Hz
Flashing 1 Hz
A power error occurred during the previous or current boot. Data may be corrupt.
Off
On
Flashing 1 Hz
An over-temperature condition exists.
Off
Flashing 2 Hz
Flashing 2 Hz
The capacitor pack is not attached.
On
Flashing 2 Hz
Flashing 2 Hz
The capacitor has been charging for 10 minutes, but has not reached sufficient charge to perform a full backup.
Off
On
On
The current backup is complete, but power fluctuations occurred during the backup.
On
On
On
The cache module microcontroller has failed.

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