You can monitor certain critical flash device parameters, including Media Wearout Indicator, Temperature, and Reallocated Sector Count, from an ESXi host.
In the procedure, --server=server_name specifies the target server. The specified target server prompts you for a user name and password. Other connection options, such as a configuration file or session file, are supported. For a list of connection options, see Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces.
Install vCLI or deploy the vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) virtual machine. See Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces. For troubleshooting, run esxcli commands in the ESXi Shell.
- ♦ Display the flash device statistics by running the following command:
esxcli server=server_name storage core device smart get -d=flash device_ID