You can view events associated with a single object or view all vSphere events. The events list for a selected inventory object includes events associated with child objects. vSphere keeps information about tasks and events. It is set to a default period of 30 days and it is configurable.


  1. Select an inventory object in the vSphere Client.
  2. Click the Monitor tab, and click Events.
  3. Select an event to see the details.
  4. (Optional) Click a column heading to sort the list.
  5. (Optional) Click the drop-down menu in the column heading:
    • To show or hide the columns.
    • To filter the list.