000038912 - Understanding hard drive LEDs for Dell PowerEdge-based RSA SecurID hardware appliances

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Article Number000038912
Applies ToRSA Product Set: SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type: Dell PowerEdge-based RSA SecurID hardware appliance
RSA Version/Condition: 8.x
IssueRSA SecurID Appliance hard drives have LED indicators that show the status of the drives. These LEDs indicate the operational status of each hard drive. This article explains what the LEDs indicate on the Dell PowerEdge RSA SecurID appliance.
Review the table below for details of LED displays and description.


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OffSlot is empty, or system has not detected the drive.
Steady greenDrive is online.
Green flashing (250 milliseconds [ms])Drive is being identified or is being prepared for removal.
Green flashing (On 400 ms, Off 100 ms)Drive is rebuilding or undergoing a Replace Member operation.
Amber flashing (125 ms)Drive has failed.
Green flashing or amber flashing (Green On 500 ms/Amber On 500 ms, Off 1000 ms)Predicted failure reported by drive.
Green flashing (Green On 3000 ms, Off 3000 ms, Amber On 3000 ms, Off 3000 ms)Drive spinning down at user request or other nonfailure condition.

NotesTo understand the LEDs indicators for the whole RSA SecurID hardware appliance, see 000037800 - Understanding status LEDs for the RSA SecurID Hardware Appliance.