The Blade Rack Layer

This layer focuses on the rack blades within an enclosure. Besides reporting the current status of each rack blade, this layer reveals the following:

  • The current condition of each power enclosure supported by the rack blades;
  • Issues experienced by every power supply unit in each rack blade
  • The current state and condition of the network connector

Figure 1 : The tests mapped to the Blade Rack layer

The tests associated with this layer are detailed in the following sections: