Monitoring Disk Drives Status

You can use the ‘blink’ feature in maxView Storage Manager to monitor the status of your SAS and SATA disk drives. When you blink a specific disk drive or set of disk drives, the LED(s) on the selected disk drives flash.

This table describes the LED flash states.

Controller Device State

Slot State

LED Flash State

Failed

Device is faulty

On

Rebuilding

Device is rebuilding

Slow flash

Blink

Identify the device

Fast flash

Other

No error

Off

For more information about using maxView Storage Manager to monitor your disk drives, refer to the maxView Storage Manager User’s Guide or the online Help.

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