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VMware ESXi 4.x


This connector enables hardware monitoring for ESXi servers v4 and higher through the VMware CIM service.

Connector file name: MS_HW_VMwareESX4i.hdf

This connector is superseded by:

This connector supersedes:


Typical platform: VMware ESXi

Operating systems: Out-of-Band, Linux


Leverages: WBEM

Technology and protocols: WBEM

Connector Activation Criteria

The VMware ESXi 4.x connector will be automatically activated, and its status will be reported as OK if all the below criteria are met:

  • The WBEM query below to the managed host succeeds:
    • Namespace: root/cimv2
    • WQL Query: SELECT MajorVersion FROM VMware_HypervisorSoftwareIdentity
    • Result contains: ^[1-9][0-9]\|[4-9] (regex)


Object Type Collected Parameters Discovered Properties
  • Power Consumption
  • Model
  • Serial Number
  • Type
  • Vendor
  • Status
    Processor (MS_HW_CPU)
    • Status
    • Maximum Speed
    • Model
    Fan (MS_HW_FAN)
    • Speed
    • Speed Percent
    • Status
    • Alarm Threshold
    • Speed Percent Alarm Threshold
    Memory Module (MS_HW_MEMORY)
    • Status
      Network Card, FC Port (MS_HW_NETWORK)
      • Duplex Mode
      • Link Speed
      • Link Status
      • Status
      • Device Type
      • Physical Address
      • Physical Address Type
      Power Supply (MS_HW_POWERSUPPLY)
      • Status
        Temperature Sensor (MS_HW_TEMPERATURE)
        • Status
        • Temperature
        • Alarm Threshold
        • Warning Threshold
        Voltage Sensor (MS_HW_VOLTAGE)
        • Status
        • Voltage
        • Lower Threshold
        • Upper Threshold
        No results.