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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

SC5020 Series Storage System Front-Panel View

The front panel of the storage system contains power and status indicators, and a system identification button.

In addition, the hard drives are installed and removed through the front of the storage system chassis.

Figure 1. SC5020 Series Storage System Front-Panel View Storage system front-panel features and indicators
Features and indicators on the front panel of the storage system.
1Power indicatorPower statusLights when the storage system power is on
  • Off – No power
  • On steady green – At least one power supply is providing power to the storage system
2Status indicatorStorage system statusLights when the startup process for both storage controllers is complete with no faults detected.
  • NOTE: The startup process can take 5–10 minutes or more.
  • Off – One or both storage controllers are running startup routines, or a fault has been detected during startup
  • On steady blue – Both storage controllers have completed the startup process and are in normal operation
  • Blinking amber – Fault detected
3Identification buttonStorage system identification buttonBlinking blue continuously – A user sent a command to the storage system to make the LED blink so that the user can identify the storage system in the rack.
  • The identification LED blinks on the control panel of the chassis, to allow users to find the storage system when looking at the front of the rack.
  • The identification LEDs on the storage controllers also blink, which allows users to find the storage system when looking at the back of the rack.
4Hard drivesCan have up to 30 internal 2.5-inch SAS hard drives

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