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Licensing Status (VMware) service

The Licensing Status (VMware) service monitors the VMware licenses on ESXi servers.

SolarWinds N-central uses the CIM services and ports for monitoring.

Service Type ESXi
Instances on a Device 1
Supported Systems/Applications

vCenter, 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

To access information on the licenses on your ESXi server, use a browser to access the following URL:

https://<IP_address_of_ESXi_server>/mob/?moid=ha-license-manager&doPath=licenses

Note that the Managed Object Browser (MOB) by default may be disabled and you may need to enable this feature.

Metric Name Description
License Key The license key of the ESXi server.
License Days Remaining The number of days remaining before the expiration of the VMware license.
License Details The name and other properties of the VMware license issued to the ESXi server.