EdgeRouter - Device LED Statuses


Overview


This document explains the operational state of an EdgeRouter based on the System LED status.

NOTES & REQUIREMENTS: 
This article applies to the following EdgeRouter models:
The LED statuses will display when using the latest bootloader version. See our How to Update the Bootloader article for more information.

EdgeRouter Units with System LED


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ATTENTION: These new system LED patterns only apply when using the latest bootloader version. If upgrading from an EdgeOS version before v1.10.6, a second reboot is needed to allow the new bootloader to become active.

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As of EdgeOS firmware version v1.10.6, the device status LEDs have been improved to provide a more clearly defined state of the device. See the tables below for the description and meaning of the different system and port LED patterns.

The table below applies to the following EdgeRouter models:

  • ER-4
  • ER-6P
  • ER-12
  • ER-12P
  • ER-10X

Type of Activity

Device State/Activity

LED Pattern

General Status
Initial Power On Steady blue
Bootup in Progress Flashing white
Ready for Use
(Not connected to UNMS)
Steady white
Ready for Use
(Connected to UNMS)
Steady blue
Ready for Use
(Unable to connect to UNMS)
Occasional flashing blue
Device Locate Feature Active Quick flashing blue
Troubleshooting
Firmware Upgrade in Progress Alternating blue/white
Error A12
(Device Hardware Failure)
Quick flashing white

Power On Reset

 

Hold reset button for 10 seconds while plugging in the power cord to perform a Factory Reset Port LEDs light up in sequence
Hold reset button for more than 10 seconds while plugging in the power cord to start TFTP recovery Port LEDs alternate off/on

Runtime Reset 

Hold reset button for 10 seconds while device is powered on to perform a Factory Reset Last port LED lights up

Related Articles


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EdgeRouter - Beginners Guide to EdgeRouter

EdgeRouter - How to Update Bootloader

EdgeSwitch - Device LED Statuses


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