You can view events associated with a single object or view all vSphere events. The events list for a selected inventory object includes events associated with child objects.

You must have a vSphere Web Client or a vSphere Client connected to a vCenter Server.

Required privilege: Read-only

Perform the actions that correspond with the client interface you are using.

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vSphere Client

To see a list of all events in the system, select Home > Management > Events.

To see a list of events associated with a selected inventory object and its child objects, select the Tasks & Events tab and click Events.

vSphere Web Client

To see a list of all events in the system, select Monitor > Event Console from the Console Launcher.

To see a list of events associated with a selected inventory object and its child objects, perform the following actions:

a

Open the vCenter Management console.

b

Select an inventory object.

c

Select the Monitor tab.

d

Click Events.

Both clients

Select an event to see event details.

Use the filter controls above the list to filter the list.

Click a column heading to sort the list.