VMware: vCenter 6.5 – warning message: RBD Health Alarm

This monitor tracks the vCenter RBD (vSphere Auto Deploy) Health Alarm.

By default, the alarm is triggered by the following event:

  • vim.event.HealthStatusChangedEvent: Health status of the Sphere Auto Deploy Waiter changed.

For instructions on troubleshooting the Sphere Auto Deploy Waiter, see this VMware KB article.


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1 thought on “VMware: vCenter 6.5 – warning message: RBD Health Alarm

  1. This isn’t a helpful article for vCenter 6.x. The KB #2000988 which is referenced in this article very clearly says that this article doesn’t apply to 6.x:

    “This article provides troubleshooting guidance on VMware Auto Deploy 5.x. This article does not apply to vSphere 6.0”

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