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What do the LED indicators represent on the Dell™ PowerConnect™ 2016 switch? - Technical Tip - 162123


Reading the Lights on the PowerConnectTM 2016

This article is designed to explain what the lights on the Dell PowerConnect 2016 switch indicate.

Figure 1 is a snapshot of the LED panel from the PowerConnect 2016 switch.


Figure 1

Power LED

  • Off - The unit is off.
  • Green - The unit is on and ready for operation.

100M LED

  • Off - The port is operating at 10 Mbps.
  • Green - The port is operating at 100 Mbps.

Link/Activity (LNK/ACT) LED

  • Green - A link is established.
  • Blinking Green - Data is being received or transmitted on this port.
  • Off - No link is established.

Full Duplex (FDX) LED

  • Green - The port is operating at full-duplex mode.
  • Off - No link established or the port is operating at half-duplex mode.



 


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Article ID: SLN49114

Last Date Modified: 11/14/2010 12:00 AM


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