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What do the LED's on my Network Management Card mean?

Issue

The status and link LED's (found on the left and ride side of the ethernet port) on a Network Management Card give information on the current status of the NMC

Product Line
  • Network Management Card 1 - AP9617, AP9618, AP9619
Devices with an embedded Network Management Card 1 include (but are not limited to): Metered/Switched Rack PDUs (AP78XX, AP79XX), Rack Automatic Transfer Switches (AP77XX, Environmental Monitoring Units (AP9320, AP9340, Netbotz 200)
  • Network Management Card 2 - AP9630/AP9630CH, AP9631/AP9631CH, AP9635/35CH
Devices with an embedded Network Management Card 2 include (but are not limited to): 2G Metered/Switched Rack PDUs (AP84XX, AP86XX, AP88XX, AP89XX), Certain Audio/Video Network Management Enabled products.

Environment
 
  • All firmware versions (unless otherwise noted)
  • All serial numbers





The status LED's (right side facing) can show the following:
  • Off - The card is not receiving power or is in a boot up state
  • Solid Green - The card has valid IP settings
  • Solid Orange - The card has a fault
  • Flashing Green - The card does not have valid IP settings
  • Flashing Orange - The card is making BootP requests
  • Alternating Green/Orange
    • Rapidly - The card is booting up
    • Slowly - The card is making a DHCP request

The Link LED's (left side facing) can show the following
  • Off - The card is not receiving power, does not have a connected network cable or the device (switch/hub) connected to the card is not active
  • Solid Green - The card is on a network that communicates at 10mbps
  • Solid Orange - The card is on a network that communicates at 100mbps
  • Flashing Green - The card is receiving data packets at 10mbps
  • Flashing Orange - The card is receiving data packets at 100mbps
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