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Amber LED reappears on a replaced disk even after turning off the fault LED

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Applies to

  • FAS/AFF Platforms
  • All versions of Data ONTAP
  • Disk Drive


  • Amber LED is seen after a failed disk is replaced with a new drive.
  • The fault LED reappears even after turning it off using the "led_off" command.
  • The replaced disk is detected from both the nodes and there are no faults reported about that disk.


Cluster::> system node run -node * sysconfig -a

00.7 : NETAPP   X343_SSKBE1T8A10 NA01 1713.5GB 520B/sect (WBXXXXX1)
00.8 : NETAPP   X343_TA15E1T8A10 NA00 1713.5GB 520B/sect (WBXXXXXX)
00.9 : NETAPP   X343_SSKBE1T8A10 NA01 1713.5GB 520B/sect (WBXXXXX2)

Cluster::> system node run -node <node-name> sysconfig -r

Pool0 spare disks

RAID Disk    Device     HA  SHELF BAY CHAN Pool Type  RPM  Used (MB/blks)    Phys (MB/blks)
---------    ------     ------------- ---- ---- ---- ----- --------------    --------------
Spare disks for block checksum
spare       0a.01.22    0a    1   22  SA:A   0   SAS 10000 1713523/3509295616 1716957/3516328368 (not zeroed)
spare       0b.00.8     0b    0    8  SA:B   0   SAS 10000 1713523/3509295616 1716957/3516328368 

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