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How to View ESXi Host Hardware status ?

VMware is the leading virtualization solution provider which provides very good features for server virtualization & as well as availability of virtual servers. VMware has its own hypervisor ESXi for virtualization.

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After creation virtual servers all the virtual server’s resources came from the one or more physical server which are ESXi hosts so we always have to stay alert about the resource usage of hosts. because of all the resources are shared with multiple virtual servers we have to check the hardware status of the ESXi Server also to prevent the problems occurring because of hardware failure.

So in this small post i will help you how you can check the Hardware status of your ESXi Host which will help you to know the status of CPU, Memory, PCI, Fan, Temperature & so on.

Check ESXi Host Hardware Status:-

Step 1:
Logon to vSphere Web Client.

Step 2:
Choose the Host & Clusters option from Home.

Step 3:
Choose the Host for which you want to check the Hardware Status.
Choose Monitor Tab.
Choose Hardware Status Tab.
Click on Sensors.


Here you will get many required information about your ESXi Host hardware. You will also get the BIOS version & other VMware Serial Number.

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Mayur Parmar

Hi I am Mayur Parmar. Independent Author & Founder of Mastering VMware. I am working in IT industry for more than 4 Years with knowledge of VMware , Microsoft Server's, Linux Server's.

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  1. Hello mayur

    is there any way to find out that we install General image of esxi or Customized (IBM/DELL/HP ..etc) ??
    if you have some command please share it !!!


    1. @Mitra There is no such way to find out.
      But customized image of esxi is recommended by the OEM’s for driver concerns & stability concerns.

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