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SANtricity 11.8

Problem notifications overview

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System Manager uses icons and several other methods to notify you that problems exist with the storage array.


System Manager uses these icons to indicate the status of the storage array and its components.

Icon Description

sam1130 ss icon status success


sam1130 ss icon status failure

Non-optimal or failed

sam1130 ss icon status service

Needs attention or fixing

sam1130 ss icon status caution


System Manager displays these icons in various locations.

  • The Notifications area on the Home page displays the failed icon and a message.

  • The Home page icon in the navigation area displays the failed icon.

  • On the Components page, the graphics for drives and controllers display the failed icon.

Alerts and LEDs

In addition, System Manager notifies you of problems in other ways.

  • System Manager sends SNMP notifications or email error messages.

  • The Service Action Required LEDs on the hardware come on.

When you receive notification of a problem, use the Recovery Guru to help you fix the problem. Where necessary, use the hardware documentation with the recovery steps to replace failed components.