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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

SC5020 Series Storage System Drives

The SC5020 series storage system supports Dell Enterprise Plus drives.

  • The SC5020storage controller supports both spinning hard drives and SSDs.
  • The SC5020Fstorage controller supports SSDs.

The drives in the SC5020 series storage system are installed horizontally. The indicators on the drives provide status and activity information.

Figure 1. SC5020 Series Storage System Drive Indicators 2.5-inch drive for the SC5020 series storage system
Indicators on the drive.
ItemControl/FeatureIndicator Code
1Drive activity indicator
  • Blinking green – Drive has I/O activity
  • Steady green – Drive is detected and has no faults
2Drive status indicator
  • Steady green – Normal operation
  • Blinking green – A command was sent to the drive to make the LED blink so that you can identify the drive in the rack.
  • Blinking amber – Hardware or firmware fault

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