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    Front Panel of an NSM4000 Appliance

    The front panel of the NSM4000 appliance, shown in Figure 1, consists of the components listed in Table 1.

    Figure 1: NSM4000 Appliance Front Panel

    NSM4000 Appliance Front
    Hard drive
    Console port
    IOC expansion slot
    Hardware Fault LED
    Network (Ethernet) ports
    Hard Disk Activity LED
    USB port
    Power LED

    Table 1: NSM4000 Appliance Front Panel Components



    Hard drives

    The NSM4000 appliance has six hot-swappable 1-TB hard disk drives in a RAID 10 configuration. The hard drives are numbered (0 through 5) as follows:

    • Slot 3 (top left) and Slot 0 (bottom left)
    • Slot 4 (top middle) and Slot 1 (bottom middle)
    • Slot 5 (top right) and Slot 2 (bottom right)

    I/O card (IOC) expansion slots

    IOC expansion is currently not supported.

    Network ports

    Four RJ-45 Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports, labeled 0 through 3 from left to right

    USB port

    One USB port

    Console port

    One RJ-45 console port

    Chassis LEDs

    The following chassis LEDs, located next to the console port, are present on the appliance:

    • Hardware Fault LED (red), which indicates that a fan, power supply, or temperature alarm has occurred.
    • Hard Disk Activity LED (yellow), which indicates that the hard disk is in use.
    • Power LED (green), which indicates that the appliance is powered on.

    Ethernet (LAN) port LEDs

    The following LEDs are present above each Ethernet port:

    • Link/Activity LED (green), which indicates the link (On) or link activity (Blinking)
    • Speed LED, which indicates the link speed:
      • Off—10 Mbps
      • Green—100 Mbps
      • Yellow–1000 Mbps or 1 Gbps

    Hard drive LEDs

    In addition to the LEDs on the appliance chassis, there are two LEDs on each hard disk:

    • Hard Disk Activity LED (green), which indicates disk activity
    • Hard Disk Failure LED (red), which indicates disk failure (On) or disk rebuilding (Blinking)

    Published: 2014-10-30