iDRAC Direct LED Indicator Codes

The iDRAC Direct LED indicator lights up to indicate that the port is connected and is being used as a part of the iDRAC subsystem.

You can configure iDRAC Direct by using a USB to micro USB (type AB) cable, which you can connect to your laptop or tablet. The following table describes iDRAC Direct activity when the iDRAC Direct port is active:

Table 1. iDRAC Direct LED Indicator CodesThe iDRAC Direct LED indicator codes table describes the iDRAC status when it is solid green, flashing green, and when it is turned off.
iDRAC Direct LED Indicator Code Condition
Solid green for two seconds. Indicates that the laptop or tablet is connected.
Flashing green (on for two seconds and off for two seconds). Indicates that the laptop or tablet connected is recognized.
Turns off. Indicates that the laptop or tablet is unplugged.

iDRAC Quick Sync 2 Indicator Codes

iDRAC Quick Sync 2 module (optional) is located on the left control panel of your system.

Figure: iDRAC Quick Sync 2 Indicators


Table 2. iDRAC Quick Sync 2 Indicators and DescriptionsThis table describes the Quick Sync status indicators. The indicator statuses are Off, which is the default state, Solid white, blinks white rapidly, blinks white slowly, blinks white five times rapidly and then turns off, solid amber, and blinking amber.
iDRAC Quick Sync 2 indicator code Condition Corrective action
Off (default state) Indicates that the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 feature is turned off. Press the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 button to turn on the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 feature. If the LED fails to turn on, reseat the left control panel flex cable and check.
Solid white Indicates that iDRAC Quick Sync 2 is ready to communicate. Press the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 button to turn off. If the LED fails to turn off, restart the system.
Blinks white rapidly Indicates data transfer activity.
Blinks white slowly Indicates that firmware update is in progress.
Blinks white five times rapidly and then turns off Indicates that the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 feature is disabled. Check if iDRAC Quick Sync 2 feature is configured to be disabled by iDRAC.
Solid amber Indicates that the system is in fail-safe mode. Restart the system.
Blinking amber Indicates that the iDRAC Quick Sync 2 hardware is not responding properly. Restart the system.