Drive box

Virtual Storage Platform 5000 Series Hardware Guide

Version
90-09-2x
Audience
anonymous
Part Number
MK-98RD9013-07

Drive boxes are compact storage enclosures that hold large numbers of drives and can be installed in a small rack space (EIA-standard rack units).



Number Item Description
1 POWER LED Green: Storage system is powered on.
2 READY LED

Green: Normal operation.

3 LOCATE LED Amber: Failure requires maintenance.

The LED can be lit/turned off by the Maintenance Utility.

The storage systems supports the following drive boxes:

  • Drive box for SBX (SAS SSDs)
  • Drive box for UBX (SAS HDDs)
  • Drive box for NBX (NVMe SCM/SSD)
  • Drive box for FBX (FMD)

Drive Box for SBX

The media chassis for SBX contains four 2U drive boxes in which 2.5-inch disk drives and the 2.5-inch flash drives are installed. Each drive box consists of two enclosures and two power supplies with a built-in cooling fan.

The SBX holds 96 2.5-inch small form factor SAS SSD drives.



Number Item Description
1 ALM

Red: Indicates that the removal of the HDD/SSD is possible when the storage system is powered on.

2 ACT

Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is powered on.

Blinking Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is active.

The blink speed may differ between HDDs and SSDs; however, this does not indicate a disk error or failure.

3 POWER Green: Indicates that the power supply is supplied to the storage system.
4 READY Green: Indicates that the ENC is operating normally.
5 LOCATE

Amber: Indicates the location of the chassis that detects a failure.

The LED can be lit/turned off by Maintenance Utility.



Number Item Description
1 PATH (IN side) Green: Indicates that the IN side is linked up.
2 PATH (OUT side) Green: Indicates that the OUT side is linked up.
3 PATH (IN side) Green: Indicates that the IN side is linked up.
4 PATH (OUT side) Green: Indicates that the OUT side is linked up.
5 POWER Green: Indicates that the power is supplied to the ENC.
6 LOCATE

Amber: A LED to specify the chassis location on the rear of the chassis.

The LED can be lit/turned off by Maintenance Utility.

7 ALARM (REPLACE) Red: Lights up when replacement of the ENC is possible.
8 Console port Not in use


Number Item Description
1 RDY2

Green: Normal operation

Off: Erroneous operation or out of operation

2 RDY1

Green: Normal operation

Off: Erroneous operation or out of operation

3 AC IN Green: Indicates that AC input is normal.
4 ALM (REPLACE) Red: Indicates when the power supply can be replaced.

Drive Box for UBX

The media chassis for UBX contains eight 2U drive boxes in which 3.5-inch disk drives are installed. Each drive box consists of two ENCs and two power supplies with a built-in cooling fan.

The UBX holds 96 3.5-inch large form factor SAS HDD drives.



Number Item Description
1 POWER Green: Indicates that the power supply is supplied to the storage system.
2 READY Green: Indicates that the ENC is operating normally.
3 LOCATE

Amber: Indicates the location of the chassis that detects a failure.

The LED can be lit/turned off by Maintenance Utility.

4 ACT

Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is powered on.

Blinking Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is active.

The blink speed may differ between HDDs and SSDs; however, this does not indicate a disk error or failure.

5 ALM

Red: Indicates that the removal of the HDD/SSD is possible when the storage system is powered on.



Number Item Description
1 POWER Green: Indicates that the power is supplied to the ENC.
2 LOCATE

Amber: A LED to specify the chassis location on the rear of the chassis.

The LED can be lit/turned off by Maintenance Utility.

3 ALARM (REPLACE) Red: Lights up when replacement of the ENC is possible.
4 PATH (IN side) Green: Indicates that the IN side is linked up.
5 PATH (OUT side) Green: Indicates that the OUT side is linked up.
6 Console port Not in use


Number Item Description
1 RDY2

Green: Normal operation

Off: Erroneous operation or out of operation

2 RDY1

Green: Normal operation

Off: Erroneous operation or out of operation

3 AC IN Green: Indicates that AC input is normal.
4 ALM (REPLACE) Red: Indicates when the power supply can be replaced.

Drive Box for NBX

The media chassis for NBX contains four 2U drive boxes in which 2.5-inch NVMe drives are installed. Each drive box consists of two ENCs and two power supplies with a built-in cooling fan.

The NBX holds 96 2.5-inch NVMe SSD drives or 33 2.5-inch NVMe SCM drives.



Number Item Description
1 ALM

Red: Indicates that the removal of the HDD/SSD is possible when the storage system is powered on.

2 ACT

Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is powered on.

Blinking Green: Indicates that the HDD/SSD is active.

The blink speed may differ between HDDs and SSDs; however, this does not indicate a disk error or failure.

3 POWER Green: Indicates that the power is supplied to the ENC.
4 READY Green: Indicates that the ENC is operating normally.
5 LOCATE

Amber: A LED to specify the chassis location on the rear of the chassis.

The LED can be lit/turned off by Maintenance Utility.