What do the lights on an ethernet port mean? Tags: Light Ethernet Card Dell Networking Last response: February 28, 2011 7:09 PM in Networking Share opses0 February 28, 2011 6:35:11 PM Can you help me? I am trying to figure out what the lights on my Dell ethernet adaptor port mean. Thanks! More about : lights ethernet port tkrl26 February 28, 2011 7:09:49 PM I believe the Green light shows that the NIC is powered on (or there is an active connection through the LAN cable), and the flashing orange/yellow means there is data passing through the connection. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWhat do ethernet colors mean ? ForumLights on Ethernet port not working ForumEthernet port / network card not working ForumOnly ethernet port on my mobo just stopped working ForumMy Ethernet Port lights up even though the cable is not plugged ForumEthernet Port says "network cable is unplugged" on clean XP Install ForumThunderstorm and dead ethernet port . ForumTurning off an ethernet port LED ForumNo POST/Beeps after lightening strike via ethernet port ForumThe light on ethernet port wont come ForumPc wont power up, green light on ethernet port comes on for a second. ForumEthernet Driver issues ForumAsus P8Z77-V Pro LAN port flashing light problem ForumEthernet port does not work ForumHow to setup a 1GB Gigabyte Network ForumEthernet Forum[Solved] Port Forwarding Question ForumNetgear Port Forwarding ForumEnterprise media converters for coax to ethernet and ethernet to coax ForumHow to block port 8080 More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !