Check VMware ESXi SATADOM boot device wear-out level via S.M.A.R.T

S.M.A.R.T. is a utility which allows you to read the status of a hard drive. SMART stands for Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology.

Below are commands that can be used to check the status of the SATADOM on an ESXi node:

  • Open a putty session to the ESXi node
  • Log in
  • Execute the command esxcli storage core device list to get the list of storage devices on the host
  • Execute the command esxcfg-scsidevs -l | grep SATADOM | egrep ‘^t10’ to get the name of the SATADOM
  • Execute the command ./iSMART -d OUTPUT_OF_PREVIOUS_COMMAND -v 2
  • Execute the command esxcli storage core device smart get -d OUTPUT_OF_PREVIOUS_COMMAND













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