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Amber light on Element storage node with Predictive Failure event for one or more drives

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element software
  • H Series storage nodes
  • SF Series storage nodes


A storage node in an Element cluster shows an amber indicator light and one or more Predictive Failure event show in the event log.

Example event (drive slot 8):

  • type: platformHardwareEvent
  • details: "EventId: 2e, ReportedDate: 04/07/2021, 08:10:13, Event: Drive Slot / Bay HDD3, Predictive Failure"


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