Definition

VMware Virtual SAN Observer

VMware Virtual SAN Observer is a tool to monitor performance of a VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) cluster. It features the ability to save statistics for an administrator or VMware support to troubleshoot issues.

VMware Virtual SAN Observer provides in-depth detail on characteristics of the physical disks in the VSAN cluster, including bandwidth,IOPS, cache hits and latency.

VMware Virtual SAN Observer requires a modern Web browser and Internet connection to download the various open-source components needed for it to run.

VMware Virtual SAN Observer comes with vSphere 5.5U1 vCenter Server as an experimental feature and is part of the Ruby vSphere Console command-line shell in both Windows and Linux vCenter Server.

This was last updated in September 2014

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