You can use the esxcli storage vvol commands to troubleshoot your Virtual Volumes environment.

The following command options are available:

Table 1. esxcli storage vvol commands

Namespace

Command Option

Description

esxcli storage core device

list

Identify protocol endpoints. The output entry Is VVOL PE: true indicates that the storage device is a protocol endpoint.

esxcli storage vvol daemon

unbindall

Unbind all virtual volumes from all VASA providers known to the ESXi host.

esxcli storage vvol protocolendpoint

list

List all protocol endpoints that your host can access.

esxcli storage vvol storagecontainer

list

abandonedvvol scan

List all available storage containers.

Scan the specified storage container for abandoned VVols.

esxcli storage vvol vasacontext

get

Show the VASA context (VC UUID) associated with the host.

esxcli storage vvol vasaprovider

list

List all storage (VASA) providers associated with the host.