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

Published date: 03 December 2020

Issue

The status and link LEDs (found on the left and right side of the ethernet port) on a Network Management Card give information on the current status of the NMC

Product Line
  • Network Manage ment 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.
  • Network Management Card 4 – AP9644
Devices with an embedded Network Management Card 4 include: Galaxy VS
 
Environment 
  • All firmware versions (unless otherwise noted)
  • All serial numbers







Network Management Card 2



The status LED (right side facing) shows the following:

 
LED Behavior Meaning
Off  The card is not receiving power or is in a boot up
Solid Green The card has valid IP settings
Solid Orange The card does not have valid IP settings
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 (left side facing) shows the following:
 
LED Behavior Meaning
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