Europe, Middle East, Africa. On the back of the server, hold in the Power button for at least 4 seconds to force the server to shutdown. Can’t remote in or even get a ping. Solid red – operating system failure. The drive has been removed from total storage and the light bar is blinking—for example, when removing a drive from the drive bay.

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If you have any other questions or concerns shot out. Open the door on the front of the server.

I let chkdsk sort it out and it reported that all was Mediaskart. Then you will need to initialize the drive. Why is the hard drive light-bar breathing or blinking aqua white?

HP MediaSmart Server – Check the Server Lights

If I find the answer or we do the Factory Reset and it does the trick I’ll let you know. HP released the first MediaSmart server inand there was much interest at the time both for the compact yet innovative hardware and the embedded Windows Home Server operating system. Windows components—Windows Installer 3.

Windows Home Server Setup runs only on the first computer where the software is installed. The solid chassis is smaller than the three Lord of liyhts Rings books, and the np locking hard disk drive carriers are nicer than those found on many servers today.


If you never have used it be very careful. Asia Pacific and Oceania.

Proposed as answer by andylaw Sunday, October 30, 5: It is not reversible so you must be sure you are doing it to the correct drive. For additional information on user accounts and passwords see, Why should logon names match?

Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. You can install the Mac software after the Server has been configured. I’m getting this sinking feeling in my stomach. Light Tables below are a breakdown of the Health indicator displays.

My first was the ex, I bought two of them so I would have a backup, then when I saw the x was going to be the last in the series I bought 4 of them, running two now, one as main and one as a sync’ed backup to the main. When adding a hard drive to server storage, the hard drive is formatted. Open mediaxmart Web Browser type the following mediasamrt http: Hi There, I’ve got from a colleague one old EX plainty of dust, longly stored in his garage.

I pulled all of my drives out started the server it goes into recovery mode I can watch it work.

Help, My HP MediaSmart Server is Dead – Blinking Blue Health Light

So now I am finding myself learning much more which is a good thing. Javascript is disabled in this browser. After about 6 months, that machine then started crashing regularly with a stop kernel panic showing up repeatedly in the event log. I guess it would also be good if I could figure out a way to connect lgihts system disk directly to my laptop but I believe I need some sort of hardware to do this take it out of the mediasmart server.


Laptop repaired hard drive by itself after that. One is through the Software Installation Disc, the other is through a web browser.

See the caution below this table. It appears that the hardware uses the added capability as reflected in the Geekbench result.

I’ll check this blog an again soon so if you get this and have any answers I’d be most appreciative. I connected the Apricorn to the top drive in my media smart server and after messing with it for a while it is clear that the drive is bad. Reinstall the software on each computer. You do not have kediasmart required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

After that I give up.