Servers Poweredge Flashing Yellow Light

We have a Poweredge 4400 with a flash yellow light for a long time (NOT on the Hard Drive). In addition we have an IBM E server with the same problem. How do I check what this is?
Starquest321Asked:
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lnkevinCommented:
For Poweredge, you need to login server manager and run diagnostic. You can also check Even viewer for error log. It would be helpful if you can let us know the result afterward. Also, which light is flashing yellow? If it is at the network interface, you are connecting to a slow connection 10Mbp. You need to be more detail on the problem so we can better understand it.

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Starquest321Author Commented:
The flashing yellow light is in front of the computer and has a picture of a little fan. Does this mean its out?
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lnkevinCommented:
It could be near to overheat. Check the room temperature, open the server case and if you can get a portable AC to get more cool air for it. Check the Event Viewer System log to see there is any indication.

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lnkevinCommented:
For the Poweredge, everytime you notice the fan is running in high speed (making loud noise), the server's temperature is flagging. Need more cool air!

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mcsweenSr. Network AdministratorCommented:
Open Dell OpenManage Server Administrator and check under "Main System Chassis".  Look for something that doesn't have a check next to it.  If there was a critical error it has to be acknoleged before the flashing light will go away, even if the error has resolved itself (like heat).
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Duncan MeyersCommented:
Download and run this: http://home.comcast.net/~megacyberdude/esmlog27.zip

You can use it to extract the ESM (Electronic Server Management) logs from the system. Search through the logs for ERROR conditions - these will tell you exactly what is causing the yellow error LED.
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Starquest321Author Commented:
Excellent. Thanks.
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