How to disable the ARECA RAID Controller Beeper in the BIOS & or the HTTP site.

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Issue

RAID Controller is beeping due to failing or failed drives in the RAID Array.

Product Line

Pelco Video Management

Environment

  • DS RealVue Xpress

Cause

Areca RAID Controller by default has the beeper enabled.

Resolution

To Enter BIOS configuration utility and Password.

  1. CTRL + F6 when prompted (just F6 works).
  2. Password = 0000
  3. F10 to exit and reboot.

Disable Beeper

  1. RAID System Function
    • Mute The Alert Beeper
    • Alert Beeper Setting
      • Enable
      • Disable

 

To Enter the Areca RAID configuration options using the web browser.

  1. Verify the Areca HTTP Proxy Server Service is STARTED



     
  2. Launch the Internet Explorer browser and enter the loopback IP address with the listening port, ie. http://127.0.0.1:81
  3. Login using the following credentials- Username: admin    Password: 0000  (4 zeros)
  4. Once logged into the console look under the SYSTEMS CONTROLS Menu:
    • SYSTEM CONFIG
      • > System Beeper Setting - set to Disabled
        • Check Confirm The Operation
          • Click the SUBMIT button