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SANtricity 11.6
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Turn on drive locator light


From the Hardware page, you can turn on the locator light to find the physical location of a drive in the storage array.

About this task

You can locate single drives or multiple drives shown on the Hardware page.

  1. Select Hardware.

  2. To locate one or more drives, do one of the following:

    • Single drive — From the shelf graphic, find the drive you want to physically locate in the array. (If the graphic shows the controllers, click Show front of shelf.) Click the drive to display its context menu, and then select Turn on locator light.

      The drive's locator light turns on. When you have physically located the drive, return to the dialog and select Turn off.

    • Multiple drives — In the filter fields, select a physical drive type from the left drop-down list and a logical drive type from the right drop-down list. The number of drives matching your criteria is shown on the far right of the fields. Next, you can either click Turn on locator lights or select Locate all filtered drives from the context menu. When you have physically located the drives, return to the dialog and select Turn off.