This article explains a Datto device's LEDs, as well as deciphers the blinking light and color patterns on Datto's four-bay set-top chassis.
You can also see a similar article on the device boot process.
- Blinking lights on a four-bay set top chassis
- Micro ATX and Mini ATX chassis
- Supermicro 2U chassis
- Supermicro 2U XL chassis
- Supermicro 3U chassis
- The i icon
Blinking Lights on a Four-Bay Set Top Chassis
All Datto 4-bay devices (SIRIS, Alto, and DNAS) indicate their activity and status by displaying color patterns from an LED array just below the power button.
Facing the device, the right side indicates hard drive activity with blinking blue lights. The left side of the array indicates device status with the color patterns listed below.
- Pulsing white while booting
- Pulsing orange while trying to get a DHCP address
- Solid blue when booted AND on the network AND unregistered
- Solid green when registered and without errors
- Blinking green and red (~0.5 seconds between each) when there is an agent with an error
- Blinking green and purple (~0.5 seconds each) when there is Virtual Machine (VM) running
- Blinking green, red, and purple (~0.5 seconds each) when there is VM running and an agent with an error
- Pulsing purple during a round trip export
- Pulsing yellow (three times during shutdown). The LED will power off when the shutdown cycle has taken over complete control of the system
- Blinking LEDs switch between colors every 0.5 seconds
- Pulsing LEDs fade between colors and indicate the device is changing states
- Solid colors indicate steady states
- Green is the base color of a registered device
- Blue is the base color of an unregistered device
MicroATX and Mini-ITX Chassis
Device front: Blue light indicates power. Orange light indicates hard drive activity.
Device rear: Greet light indicates network activity. Orange light indicates link light.
SuperMicro 2U Chassis
|1 - System Alert/
|Red||On||One or more PWR Modules Failure|
|2 - Overheat||Red||On||System Overheat|
LAN1 & LAN2
|5 - Hard Drive
|Amber||Blink||Hard Drive Activity|
|6 - Power||Green||On||System On|
Supermicro 2U XL Chassis
SuperMicro 3U Chassis
The i icon
Some Datto devices also have an i icon that can convey a number of different statuses.
|Continuously on and red||An overheat condition has occurred. This may be caused by cable congestion|
|Blinking red (1 Hz)||Fan failure, check for an inoperative fan|
|Blinking red (0.25 Hz)||Power failure, check for a non-operational power supply|
|Solid blue||Local UID has been activated. Use this function to locate the server in a rack mount environment|
|Blinking blue||Remote UID is on. Use this function to identify the server from a remote location|