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Host, Network, and Drive Tray Ports and LEDs

The controllers are equipped with specific interfaces for connecting, powering, configuring, and managing the storage system. The component LEDs display the operating status of the storage system.

Front end module descriptions

The front end module LEDs display the operating status of the module.

10-Gbps iSCSI board LEDs and connectors (optical)

Number

Item

Description

1

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status.

Blink blue: Front end module is in communication status.

3

iSCSI connectors

Connect to Ethernet LAN cables.

10-Gbps iSCSI board LEDs and connectors (copper)

Number

Item

Description

1

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT (Link/Speed) LED

Yellow: 1-Gbps link.

Green: 10-Gbps link.

Off: No link connection.

3

PORT LED

Green: Link connection is established.

Blinking: Communication is in progress.

Off: No link connection or not ready to communicate.

4

iSCSI connectors

Connect to Ethernet LAN cables.

8-Gbps, 16-Gbps, or 32-Gbps Fibre Channel (4-port) board LEDs and connectors

Table 1: 8-Gbps Fibre Channel

Number

Item

Description

1

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

2

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

3

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 8-Gbps.

Green: Normal link status at 2-Gbps or 4-Gbps.

Table 2: 32-Gbps, 16-Gbps Fibre Channel

Number

Item

Description

1

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

2

STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

3

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 16-Gbps (16-Gbps).

Blue: Normal link status at 32-Gbps (32-Gbps).

Green: Normal link status at 4-Gbps or 8-Gbps (16-Gbps).

Green: Normal link status at 8-Gbps or 16-Gbps (32-Gbps).

Port assignments

CHB number

8-Gbps, 16-Gbps, or 32-Gbps Fibre Channel Ports (left to right)

Port 1

Port 2

Port 3

Port 4

CHB-1A

1A

3A

5A

7A

CHB-1B

1B

3B

5B

7B

CHB-1C

1C

3C

5C

7C

CHB-1D

1D

3D

5D

7D

CHB-1E

1E

3E

5E

7E

CHB-1F

1F

3F

5F

7F

CHB-1G

1G

3G

5G

7G

CHB-1H

1H

3H

5H

7H

CHB-2A

2A

4A

6A

8A

CHB-2B

2B

4B

6B

8B

CHB-2C

2C

4C

6C

8C

CHB-2D

2D

4D

6D

8D

CHB-2E

2E

4E

6E

8E

CHB-2F

2F

4F

6F

8F

CHB-2G

2G

4G

6G

8G

CHB-2H

2H

4H

6H

8H

16-Gbps Fibre Channel (2-port) board LEDs and connectors

Number

Item

Description

1 STATUS LED

Green: Front end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Front end module can be removed safely.

2

PORT LED

Red: Small form factor pluggable can be removed.

Blue: Normal link status at 16-Gbps.

Green: Normal link status at 4-Gbps or 8-Gbps.

3

Fibre Channel connectors

Connect to Fibre Channel cables.

Port assignments

CHB number

16-Gbps Fibre Channel Ports (left to right)

Port 1

Port 2

CHB-1A

1A

3A

CHB-1B

1B

3B

CHB-1C

1C

3C

CHB-1D

1D

3D

CHB-1E

1E

3E

CHB-1F

1F

3F

CHB-1G

1G

3G

CHB-1H

1H

3H

CHB-2A

2A

4A

CHB-2B

2B

4B

CHB-2C

2C

4C

CHB-2D

2D

4D

CHB-2E

2E

4E

CHB-2F

2F

4F

CHB-2G

2G

4G

CHB-2H

2H

4H

LAN blade LEDs and connectors

Number

Item

Description

1

ACT LED

Green: Data is being transferred.
2 LINK LED Green: Link status is normal.
3

LAN 2

LAN port used by the user.

4

LAN 1

Maintenance LAN port used by service personnel.

5

LAN ALARM LED

Red: LAN blade can be removed.

6

Uninterruptible power supply (UPS) port

N/A

Back end module LEDs and connectors

The back end module LEDs display the operating status of the module.

Number

Item

Description

1 STATUS LED

Green: Back end module is in the power-on state.

Red: Back end module can be removed safely.

2 Port LED Blue: Link status is normal.
3 PATH 0 connector Connect to a drive tray.
4 PATH 1 connector Connects to a drive tray.