System LEDs


The Seagate NAS 2Bay | 4Bay features two sets of LEDs that provide information on the system status. Review the illustrations below for the LED locations on the chassis.

 

Status and drive LEDs

 

NAS 2Bay LEDs

 

  1. Hard drives
  2. Status (power button)

 

NAS 4Bay LEDs

 

  1. Hard drives
  2. Status (power button)

 

LED behavior

The list of colors below will help you identify the general status of your NAS:

ColorState
Solid white Ready
Blinking white Startup; shutdown; activity
Alternating red and white RAID synchronization; software update
Blinking red Warning or notice
Solid red Error


 

 

LED indications

The status and hard drive LEDs work together to provide up-to-date details on your NAS's health.


 

General use

Status LEDHard drive LEDState
Blinking white Blinking white The device is booting and will turn solid white; the device is shutting down.
Solid white Solid white The NAS is ready.
Solid white Blinking white Hard drive activity.
Off Off The device is off; fans are not spinning; the power supply has been cut and a UPS is providing power; the power supply is not providing power and, if applicable, the UPS has run out of reserve power.


 

 

RAID and NAS OS

Status LEDHard drive LEDState
Alternating red and white Alternating red and white RAID synchronization; NAS OS update in progress; volume check is pending or in progress.
Blinking red Solid or blinking white RAID is degraded. Data remains intact but the array is no longer protected should another disk fail; preparing to synchronize the RAID.
Blinking red Alternating red and white on a single hard drive LED RAID is synchronizing with a replacement hard drive. The behavior will change to alternating red and white for all LEDs.
Solid red Solid white File system check failed; failed RAID and all data has been lost.


 

 

Temperature

Status LEDHard drive LEDState
Blinking red and off Solid or blinking white Temperature is high. Check the environment temperature and the ventilation.
Solid red Solid or blinking white Temperature is critical. The product will shut off due to the high temperature.


 

 

UPS

Review the LED behavior below if your Seagate NAS is connected to a UPS.

Status LEDHard drive LEDState
Blinking red and off Solid or blinking white UPS battery error.
Solid red Solid or blinking white UPS critical error or it is not available.