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VMWare ESX Host System: Overall State and Power State

Distribution: official part of Check_MK
License: GPL
Supported Agents: vSphere

This check queries the overall state and power state of an ESX host system via the vsphere agent and returns:

OK if the ESX host is running normally (powered on)

WARN if vsphere reports overall state of yellow or if the ESX host is in power state standBy

CRIT if vsphere reports overall state of red or grey or if the ESX host is in power state poweredOff

See "Monitoring VMWare ESX with Checkmk" in the online documentation as well.


One service is created for each ESX Host System.