When you connect the vSphere Web Client to vCenter Server, you can view the health status from the Monitor tab.

Ensure that you have logged in to the vSphere Web Client.


Select a host in the object navigator.


Click the Monitor tab, and click Hardware Status.


Select the type of information to view.




Displays all sensors arranged in a tree view. If the status is blank, the health monitoring service cannot determine the status of the component.

Click the Expand All icon to expand the tree view to show all sensors under each group.

Click Collapse All icon to expand the tree view to show descriptive details for every sensor.

Alerts and warnings

Displays alerts and warnings.

System event log

Displays the system event log.