Dell PowerEdge Edge 1800: Orange Light Blinking

By rfalagan
Dec 18, 2009
  1. DELL PowerEdge Edge 1800. Windows Small Businesss Server 2003.

    Orange ( Amber ) Light started blinking.

    Is there an OS admin option, tool, etc.. that woud let me know why its is blinking..

  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,523

  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Is it still running, or does it hang or stop boot? Hard drive, most likely... The dell site, using that Service Tag, will get you to a selection of error messages and device control issues.
    Some of the PowerEdge servers have the blinking orange on the front when power supply or hard drive are failing. What does your Device Manager report... any red or yellow flags.
  4. rfalagan

    rfalagan TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I'm Glad kimsland underlined Power Supply. I've been out of battery power for 3 weeks. I just received a new hot swapable unit.

    Now that the new battery is in place. I hope that the blinking amber light goes away.
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