I have a redundant power supplies and want to know how the redundant power supplies work?

Hello Experts,

I have a redundant power supplies and want to know how the redundant power supplies work?  Do they share the load or does it use one as the primary and the other as a backup if the primary fails.

Thank you,
Lonelygirl_2012Asked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Typically they share the load so there isn't any downtime if one fails.  The sharing isn't necessarily 50/50 but enough to keep them both working.
davorinCommented:
Agree with Dave. If you have HP Proliant server, you can check in HP SMH or ILO current power of power supplies. Normally they are loaded similarly, but sometimes  you can have also different load. Most important is that the single power supply is capable to take the load of the whole server.

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