The NSX dashboard simplifies troubleshooting by providing visibility into the overall health of NSX components in one central view.

You can access the dashboard from vCenter Web Client > Networking & Security > Dashboard.

The dashboard checks the following states:

  • NSX infrastructure—NSX Manager status

    • Component status for following services is monitored

      • Database service

      • Message bus service

      • Replicator service—Also monitors for replication errors

    • NSX manager disk usage:

      • Yellow (disk usage >80%)

      • Red (disk usage >90%)

  • NSX infrastructure—NSX Controller status

    • Controller node status (running/deploying/removing/failed/unknown)

    • Controller peer connectivity status

    • Controller VM status (powered off/deleted)

    • Controller disk latency alerts

  • NSX infrastructure—Host status

    • Deployment related:

      • Number of clusters with installation failed status

      • Number of clusters that need upgrade

      • Number of clusters where installation is in progress

    • Firewall:

      • Number of clusters with firewall disabled

      • Number of clusters where firewall status is red/yellow

    • VXLAN:

      • Number of clusters with VXLAN not configured

      • Number of clusters where VXLAN status is red/yellow

  • NSX services—Firewall publish status

    • Number of hosts with firewall publish status failed.

  • NSX services—Logical Networking status

    • Number of logical switches with status Error, Warning

    • Flag if backing DVS portgroup is deleted for a virtual wire