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Redundant hot-plug fans

NOTE: This procedure shows images of the SCSI model server, but it also applies to the SAS model server.

In the standard configuration, five fans cool the server. For the redundant configuration, three additional fans are added to allow the server to continue operation in non-redundant mode if any one fan fails.

The server supports variable fan speeds to allow the speed of all fans to increase if the temperature in any area increases. The fans will run at minimum speed until a temperature change requires a fan speed increase to cool the server.

The server shuts down in the following scenarios: