The vSAN World summary tab provides an overview of the state of all the vSAN clusters in your environment. For the selected object, the vSAN World Summary tab displays details about capacity remaining, vCenter, Datacenter, ESXi Host, vSAN Capacity, Space Efficiency, alerts, and metrics as they affect the health, risk, or efficiency of the cluster. You can use this tab to identify the vSAN ESA (Express Storage Architecture) clusters or non vSAN ESA clusters in your environment. You can evaluate the impact of alerts on vSAN clusters and use that information to begin troubleshooting problems.

Where To View vSAN World Summary Page

From the left menu, click Environment > Object Browser > vSAN > vSAN Core Services and Hardware > vSAN Cluster.

Table 1. vSAN World Summary Tab Options
Option Description
Troubleshoot Start the Troubleshooting Workbench with the current object in context.
Object Summary

This widget displays the details of the selected object, you can also view the number of resources associated with the selected object. The vSAN ESA (Express Storage Architecture) column indicates whether the cluster is ESA activated or not.

Active Alerts
This widget provides a visual indicator of the alert status for the following alert types.
  • Health alerts that usually require immediate attention.
  • Risk alerts indicating that you must look into any problems shortly.
  • Efficiency alerts indicating that you can reclaim resources.

To see the alerts for the object, click the labels of the alert.