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