Fan Status (VMware) service
The Fan Status (VMware) service monitors the status and speed (RPM) of the fans on ESXi servers. SolarWinds N-central uses the Common Information Model (CIM) services and ports for monitoring.
If your ESX/ESXi server is operating on either Dell or HP hardware, it is strongly recommended that you install the Dell or HP Offline Bundle before the Windows probe discovers the ESX/ESXi server.
|Instances on a Device||100|
ESX or ESXi 4.x, 5.x and later
ESXi 3.5 is not supported.
|Device Class||Server - ESXi|
|Monitored By||Windows probes|
|Scan Interval||5 minutes|
|Fan Name||The name of the monitored fan.|
This service cannot use Self Healing.
To access information on the fans on your ESXi server, use a browser to access the following URL:
Note that the Managed Object Browser (MOB) by default may be disabled and you may need to enable this feature.
|Fan Speed (RPM)||The speed in revolutions per minute (RPM) of the fan.|
|State||Indicates whether the fan is enabled or disabled.|
|Fan Health State||
The fan status is mapped as:
|Fan Health State Description||
Describes the status of the fan: