You can check the health of the Virtual SAN cluster.

You can use the Virtual SAN health checks to monitor the status of cluster components, diagnose issues, and troubleshoot problems. The health checks cover hardware compatibility, network configuration and operation, advanced Virtual SAN configuration options, storage device health, and virtual machine objects.

The Virtual SAN health checks are divided into categories. Each category contains individual health checks.

Table 1. Virtual SAN Health Check Categories

Health Check Category



Monitor Virtual SAN network health.

Physical disk

Monitor the health of physical devices in the cluster.


Monitor Virtual SAN data health.


Monitor Virtual SAN cluster health.

Hardware Compatibility

Monitor the cluster components to ensure that they are using supported hardware, software, and drivers.


Monitor Virtual SAN cluster limits.

Stretched cluster

Monitor the health of a stretched cluster, if applicable.

Performance Service

Monitor the health of a Virtual SAN performance service.

For more information about Virtual SAN health checks, see VMware Virtual SAN Health Check Plugin Guide.