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HP ProLiant Server - Amber External Health LED
ISSUE: External Health LED is amber.
When the health LED on the front panel illuminates either amber or red, the server is experiencing a health event.
When a server is showing an External Health LED amber light, it means that there is a problem with the power to the server, a sub system or a component.
To troubleshoot a system power failure, perform the following steps:
Possible System Power Resolutions:
NOTE: Different combinations of system indicators with the Amber External Health LED can indicate problems with the following components.
First use the ProLiant Server Maintenance and Service Guide for the specific model of server that has the error, to determine the exact failure indicated by the combination of the system Health LED, the system power LED, and the Systems Insight Display LED (if available on the server). Most of the newer models of HP ProLiant Servers (G5 and G6 models) have the System Health LED and other system troubleshooting indicators.
Once the exact failure indicated by the combination of system LEDs has been determined, use the ProLiant Server Troubleshooting Guide to isolate the cause of the Amber External Health LED.