You can find out the status of the NSX Controller cluster from the NSX Manager. You can also check the status of each NSX Controller from its command-line interface.

About this task

Getting the status of the NSX Controller cluster and cluster members can help you determine the source of a problem with the NSX Controller cluster.

Table 1. NSX Controller Cluster Status

Is at least one controller registered with the NSX Manager?

Does the NSX Controller cluster have majority?

Are any NSX Controller cluster members down?

NO_CONTROLLERS

No

N/A

N/A

UNAVAILABLE

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

STABLE

Yes

Yes

No

DEGRADED

Yes

Yes

Yes

UNSTABLE

Yes

No

No

Procedure

  1. Log in to the NSX Manager CLI.
  2. Run the get management-cluster status command.
    nsx-manager-1> get management-cluster status
    Number of nodes in management cluster: 3
    - 192.168.110.203  (UUID 564DDA9E-8E84-E374-1F12-C69FAAE6A698) Online
    - 192.168.110.201  (UUID 564D2E9C-A521-6C27-104F-76BBB5FCAC7F) Online
    - 192.168.110.202  (UUID 564DC1B0-259A-9D6C-AF1F-12AEB6951882) Online
    
    Management cluster status: STABLE
    
    Number of nodes in control cluster: 3
    - 192.168.110.52   (UUID 1228c336-3932-4b5b-b87e-9f66259cebcd)
    - 192.168.110.53   (UUID f5348a2e-2d59-4edc-9618-2c05ac073fd8)
    - 192.168.110.51   (UUID 03fad907-612f-4068-8109-efdf73002038)
    
    Control cluster status: STABLE
  3. Log in to the NSX Controller CLI.
  4. Run the get control-cluster status command.
    nsx-controller-1> get control-cluster status
    uuid: 03fad907-612f-4068-8109-efdf73002038
    is master: true
    in majority: true
    uuid                                 address              status
    03fad907-612f-4068-8109-efdf73002038 192.168.110.51       active
    1228c336-3932-4b5b-b87e-9f66259cebcd 192.168.110.52       active
    f5348a2e-2d59-4edc-9618-2c05ac073fd8 192.168.110.53       active