- Verify that network cables are properly connected.
Make sure the cable connectors are pushed right in. You should feel and hear a small click.
Check if the SmartNIC is properly installed into the PCI bus interface.
You should power off the server before handling anything inside the server to avoid any damage.
- Verify that the hub or switch has power if the connection is on a local network.
- Check if the pluggable modules support the same interface as those in the connected network device, e.g. SR, LR, or ER.
Check the LEDs on the SmartNIC.
For a detailed description of the LEDs, see LED Information.