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Administrator Guide 15

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

Routine maintenance activities are the most common activities for the storage device, including powering on or off the storage device, managing users, modifying basic parameters of the storage device, and managing hardware components. This document applies to the system administrators who are responsible for carrying out routine maintenance activities, monitoring the storage device, and rectifying common device faults.
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Checking Fan Modules

Checking Fan Modules

Fan modules in the controller enclosure or a disk enclosure provide a cyclic aeration system to ensure the reliable running of the storage device. You can learn about the health and running status of a fan module by checking its status information on the DeviceManager.

Impact on the System

When fan modules become faulty, the ambient temperature of the controller enclosure or a disk enclosure rises, hampering the proper running of the storage device.

Reference Standard

If fan modules are working properly, the following items are true on the DeviceManager:
  • All of the fan modules are in the Normal health status and Running running status.
  • No fan module alarm appears on the Current Alarms tab page.


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose System.
  3. Select the disk enclosure or controller enclosure.
    • For disk enclosure, please click to switch to the rear view of the storage device.
    • For controller enclosure, you can view the detailed information about the fan module from the front view of the storage device.

    If a storage system has multiple cabinets, select a cabinet that you want to view.

  4. Click the desired fan module in the view.

    The detailed information about the fan module is displayed.

  5. View the fan module information in the group box that is displayed.

    Table 9-21 describes associated status parameters.

    Table 9-21  Fan module status parameters and their meanings



    Health Status

    Health status of a fan module. The value can be:
    • Normal: The functionality and operating performance of the fan module are normal.
    • Faulty: The fan module is working improperly.

    Running Status

    Running status of a fan module. The value can be Running or Offline.

Follow-up Procedure

If a fan module alarm appears on the Current Alarms tab page, select the alarm and diagnose the problem according to its details and repair suggestions.

Updated: 2019-04-17

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