External LED Specifications

NT100A01-NEBS Installation

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Hardware Installation Guide

External LEDs

Activity LEDs

State and Color Condition
Off The driver is not loaded, the Ethernet link is down or the port is disconnected.
Constant green The driver is loaded and the Ethernet link is up, but there is no RX or TX traffic.
Flashing green The driver is loaded and there is RX or TX traffic on the Ethernet link.

System LED

State and Color Condition
Off The power is off.
Constant red During start-up: Power is on. The SmartNIC is checking the power supplies.
Flashing red After start-up: The power is on. There is a fatal hardware error. An entry is created in the hardware log.
Constant yellow During start-up: The power is on. The power supplies are working.
Flashing yellow There is a new entry in the hardware log.
Constant green The FPGA is loaded, and the system is running.

PTP Link LED

State and Color Condition
Off No link.
Constant green Link at 1 Gbit/s.
Constant yellow Link at 10 Mbit/s / 100 Mbit/s.

PTP Activity LED

State and Color Condition
Off No RX or TX activity.
Flashing green RX or TX activity.

External Time Synchronization LED

State and Color Condition
Off No driver is loaded, or no valid PPS signal is detected or generated on the SMA port of the external time synchronization connector.
Flashing green synchronous with the PPS or NT-TS pulse When the SMA port of the external time synchronization connector is configured as a:
  • PPS input connector: A driver is loaded, and a valid PPS signal is detected.
  • PPS output connector: A driver is loaded, and a PPS signal is generated.