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The light at the front of the server which is normally blue is flashing orange, what does this mean

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Try replacing the battery on the motherboard. It will flash if the battery is left out.

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    Event Viewer in the MMC I bet shows red flagged events, need to right-click for info. What I actually DO: UNPLUG the Dell and plug it in and reboot, unless defective drive or whatever, blue light is back.

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HERE are the manuals for you exact model server. it's the best place to start.

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You should get into the System Event Log and review the records. The orange LED speaks to a much larger number of errors than just the CMOS battery.

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Power edge system are having two power input check the cables from the power outlet may be one is in contact otherwise one of your power supply gone means not working. Check the wires first then the power supply units

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That depends on what is flashing orange. Please be more specific, and please post in English. In general, flashing orange lights on Dell servers mean something is wrong. Installing and running Dell OpenManage System Manager will usually tell you exactly what is wrong.

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That's just a system indicator flash. Solid blue means on and normal, blinking means someone either turned on the system indicator in the management software or bumped the indicator switch on the back of the server. This was designed to make easier transitions from back to front when working with multiple servers in a rack. To turn the indicator off, just go to the back of the server and find the Ethernet and usb ports that are together. If the usb is the bottom and Ethernet port is the top then just to the right you should see a small blue blinking light and a button, pushing the button wil turn the blinking off.

Again, no worries this is just a "locator beacon" not an error message, if the light ever blinks yellow then you have an issue.

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Power edge system are having two power input check the cables from the power outlet may be one is in contact otherwise one of your power supply gone means not working. Check the wires first then the power supply units

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