When you create a vSAN cluster, the performance service is disabled. Turn on vSAN performance service to monitor the performance of vSAN clusters, hosts, disks, and VMs.

About this task

When you turn on the performance service, vSAN places a Stats database object in the datastore to collect statistical data. The Stats database is a namespace object in the cluster's vSAN datastore.


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. Enable the vSAN Performance Service.
    1. In the navigator, expand the sfo01-m01dc data center object.
    2. Click the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster object and click the Configure tab.
    3. Under vSAN, select Health and Performance.
    4. Next to the Performance Service settings, click Edit, configure the following settings and click OK.



      Turn ON vSAN performance service


      Storage policy

      vSAN Default Storage Policy

  3. If you have a vSAN datastore configured in the shared edge and compute cluster sfo01-w01-comp01, repeat the procedure.