You can determine the current state of the products that register with the Broker by typing the following command from the BASEDIR/smarts/bin directory:


This command displays a list of VMware Smart Assurance Managers and adapters registered with the Broker, their states (RUNNING, DEAD, UNKNOWN), process IDs, port numbers, and the last time that their states changed.

Also check any log files for the products. Typically, these log files are in BASEDIR/smarts/local/logs.