What do the LED’s on the WS5100 Mean?

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Question

What do the LED’s on the WS5100 Mean?

Facts

The WS5100 has two vertically stacked LED’s on its front panel. The LED’s display three colors (blue, amber, and red), and three lit states (solid, blinking, and off). The LED’s and combinations of them represent various states of the WS5100.

Answer

The following tables list the LED states and what they stand for:

On startup of switch:
Event Top LED Bottom LED
Power Off off off
Power On Self Test (POST) running All colors rotating All colors rotating
POST succeeded Blue solid Blue solid
Software initializing Blue solid off
Software initialized Blue blinking off

Configured as a primary:
Event Top LED Bottom LED
Active Blue blinking Blue solid
Monitoring Blue blinking Amber Solid
Standby missing or not enabled Blue blinking off
Inactive Amber blinking Blue blinking

Configured as a standby:
Event Top LED Bottom LED
Active (acting as primary) Blue blinking Blue blinking
Monitoring Blue blinking Amber Solid
Standby not enabled Blue blinking off
Inactive Amber blinking Amber blinking

Error Codes
Event Top LED Bottom LED
POST failed ( critical error) Red blinking Red blinking
Software initialized failed Amber solid off
Country code not configured Amber solid Amber blinking
No access ports adopted Blue blinking Amber blinking
Primary inactive or failed Amber blinking Blue blinking