GigE management ports

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The GigE management port (Eth1) is used to provide management and quorum services between the server and the File Administrator through the customer facing management network.

The GigE port (Eth1) operates at a speed of one (1) Gigabit per second and requires the use of a CAT6 shielded RJ45 cable. Once connected the GigE port has two indicator LEDs; one on the top left and the second on the top right of the port. These LEDs provide link status and network activity status information.

Refer to the following tables for more information.

Table. GigE management port LEDs
Left LED - Link or Activity Right LED - Speed Meaning
Amber (flashing) Off 10 Mbps link present
Amber (flashing) Green (solid) 100 Mbps link present
Amber (flashing) Amber (solid) 1 Gbps link present
Off Off No link