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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 Power Modules

Checking Power Modules

Power modules provide power for controller enclosures and disk enclosures, ensuring reliable running of storage systems. You can learn about the health and running status of a power module by checking its status information on the DeviceManager.

Impact on the System

  • If a power module is faulty, data reliability deteriorates.
  • If all of the power modules are faulty, service are interrupted and the storage device is powered off.

Reference Standard

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


  1. Log in to DeviceManager.
  2. Choose System.
  3. Click to switch to the rear view of the storage device.

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

  4. Click the desired power module.

    The detailed information about the power module is displayed.

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

    Table 9-19 describes associated status parameters.
    Table 9-19  Power module status parameters and their meanings



    Health Status

    Health status of a power module. The value can be:
    • Normal: The functionality and operating performance of the power module are normal.
    • Faulty: The power module is working improperly.
    • No input: The power module has been installed but does not supply power.

    Running Status

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

Follow-up Procedure

If a power 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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