You can monitor certain critical flash device parameters, including Media Wearout Indicator, Temperature, and Reallocated Sector Count, from an ESXi host.

Use the esxcli command to monitor flash devices.


Install ESXCLI. See Getting Started with ESXCLI. For troubleshooting, run esxcli commands in the ESXi Shell.


  • Display the flash device statistics by running the following command:
    esxcli storage core device smart get -d=flash device_ID