DL Appliance shows an error while trying to run the provisioning wizard during initial setup:
"Provisioning is not possible: some of the disks on enclosure ####-### are not present in drive slots"
This behavior happens due to Disk Slots 0:0:12 and 0:0:13 are missing from OEM Vendor's Web Based Management Application (OMSA), due to discovery of "SAS PHY Layer" did not complete within 120 seconds due to possible SAS, Signal Cable improperly connected
Note: for more details, please review the following article from the OEM Vendor
Note: For more details about the procedure described below use the following OEM Vendor Documentation for DL4300's PowerEdge Server equivalent PE R730xd. To be more specific, please refer to Page 204 thru 206 and section Removing Rear Backplane
Note: If the issue persists after properly reseating these component by using the above mentioned documentation, more than likely a part replacement will be necessary
Power cycling is the act of turning a piece of equipment, usually a computer, off and then on again. Reasons for power cycling include having an electronic device reinitialize its set of configuration parameters or recover from an unresponsive state of its mission critical functionality, such as in a crash or hang situation. Power cycling can be done manually, usually using a switch on the device to be cycled; automatically, through some type of device, system, or network management monitoring and control; or by remote control; through a communication channel