When you create a vSAN cluster, the performance service is disabled. Turn on the 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 vSAN datastore of the cluster.

Procedure

  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.

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      administrator@vsphere.local

      Password

      vsphere_admin_password

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

    Setting

    Value

    Turn ON vSAN performance service

    Selected

    Storage policy

    vSAN Default Storage Policy