Front Panel Features and Indicators

This section displays the front panel of the DCA-CV-100 CloudVision Appliance.

Figure: DCA-CV-100 CloudVision Appliance (Front Panel View)

Table 1. DCA-CV-100 CloudVision Appliance (Front Panel View)
Number Indicator, Button, or Connector Description
1 Power-on Indicator, Power button. The power-on indicator lights when the system power is on. The power button controls the power supply output to the system.
Note: On ACPI-compliant operating systems, turning off the system using the power button causes the system to perform a graceful shutdown before power to the system is turned off.
2 NMI button Used to troubleshoot software and device driver errors when running certain operating systems. This button can be pressed using the end of a paper clip.
Note: Important! Use this button only if directed to do so by qualified support personnel.
3 System Identification button The identification buttons on the front and back panels can be used to locate a particular system within a rack. When one of these buttons is pressed, the system status indicator on the back flashes until one of the buttons is pressed again.

Press to toggle the system ID on and off. If the system stops responding during POST, press and hold the system ID button for more than five seconds to enter BIOS progress mode.

To reset the iDRAC (if not disabled in F2 iDRAC setup) press and hold the button for more than 15 seconds.

4 Video Connector Allows you to connect a display to the system.
5 Diagnostic Indicators The diagnostic indicator lights up to display error status.
6 LCD Panel Displays system ID, status information, and system error messages.
7 USB Management Port/iDRAC Managed USB Port The USB Management Port can function as a regular USB port or provide access to the iDRAC features.
8 USB Connector Allows you to connect USB devices to the system. The port is USB 2.0-compliant.
9 Information Tag A slide-out label panel which contains system information such as Service Tag, NIC, MAC address, and so on for your reference.
10 Hard Drives Up to four 3.5 inch hot-swappable hard drives/SSDs.
11 Optical Drive (optional) One optional slim SATA DVD-ROM drive or DVD+/-RW drive.