You can use the vdmadmin command -H to list the existing health monitors, to monitor instances for View components, and to display the details of a specific health monitor or monitor instance.

Syntax

vdmadmin -H [-b authentication_arguments] -list -xml [-w | -n]
vdmadmin -H [-b authentication_arguments] -list -monitorid monitor_id -xml [-w | -n]
vdmadmin -H [-b authentication_arguments] -monitorid monitor_id -instanceid instance_id -xml [-w | -n]

Usage Notes

1 shows the health monitors that View uses to monitor the health of its components.

Table 1. Health Monitors

Monitor

Description

CBMonitor

Monitors the health of View Connection Server instances.

DBMonitor

Monitors the health of the events database.

DomainMonitor

Monitors the health of the View Connection Server host's local domain and all trusted domains.

SGMonitor

Monitors the health of security gateway services and security servers.

VCMonitor

Monitors the health of vCenter servers.

If a component has several instances, View creates a separate monitor instance to monitor each instance of the component.

The command outputs all information about health monitors and monitor instances in XML format.

Options

2 shows the options that you can specify to list and display health monitors.

Table 2. Options for Listing and Displaying Health Monitors

Option

Description

-instanceid instance_id

Specifies a health monitor instance

-list

Displays the existing health monitors if a health monitor ID is not specified.

-list -monitorid monitor_id

Displays the monitor instances for the specified health monitor ID.

-monitorid monitor_id

Specifies a health monitor ID.

Examples

List all existing health monitors in XML using Unicode characters.

vdmadmin -H -list -xml

List all instances of the vCenter monitor (VCMonitor) in XML using ASCII characters.

vdmadmin -H -list -monitorid VCMonitor -xml -n

Display the health of a specified vCenter monitor instance.

vdmadmin -H -monitorid VCMonitor -instanceid 4aec2c99-4879-96b2-de408064d035 -xml