Dell Server

Posted on 2012-03-15
Last Modified: 2016-11-23
I have a Dell poweredge 1900 Server, with a 4 hard drive array.
I am use to HP servers that have indicator lights to show if a hard drive in the array  has failed and is off line.  How does the PowerEdge do it or does it?
Question by:Tim_233
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Use the Dell Open Manage Server Administrator software to identify failed drives on Dell poweredge servers
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It does:

Solid green = disk is online/ready
Blinking green = disk activity
Blinking amber = disk failure
Alternating amber/green = online/predicted failure
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Yes, OMSA can be used to interact and monitor disks in Dell servers, but there is an external/visual indicator like he describes on his HP servers.

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Great,  thanks.  I inherited the server so the docs will help lots.

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