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

Ensure that you have connected to a vCenter Server system by using the vSphere Client.

Required privilege: Read-only

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.


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.