Performing VMware Health Check

tbgree00tbgree00 Member Posts: 553 ■■■■□□□□□□
Have any of you provided a health check on a VMware vSphere rollout done by a third party? I typically poke around at configurations and look for any obvious bottlenecks and errors. I was curious if there were any tools or checklists out there to make it more professional and in-depth.

I'm trying to market myself with this and have caught some major errors with common sense and knowing where to look but if there's a better, more thorough way I would love to hear it.
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  • blargoeblargoe Self-Described Huguenot NC, USAMember Posts: 4,174 ■■■■■■■■■□
    I used to use the vCheck script (google it) for a while, but I don't think it was ever updated for 5.x. There is another health check script that was floating around the VMware communities, I think developed by William Lam, but again, I am thinking it may not cover the latest features. Take a look at the VMware communities site and see if there is anything out there that suits you.
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  • ChooseLifeChooseLife Member Posts: 941 ■■■■■■■□□□
    How about https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/evalcenter?p=compliance-chk ?

    I played with it a little and found it quite good
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  • azjagazjag Member Posts: 579 ■■■■■■■□□□
    I have used this one with some minor tweaking.

    VMware Communities: VMware vSphere Health Check Report v5.0.2

    With instructions.
    VMware vSphere Health Check Report v5.x Installation and Setup | My VM Land

    I think it may be the next version of what blargoe is referencing. Or the daily report vCheck. Not sure.

    Good luck
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  • tbgree00tbgree00 Member Posts: 553 ■■■■□□□□□□
    Thanks everyone, those are some great tools. I ran the Health Check Report on my internal server and found some interesting issues to address. Hopefully I can knock this report out of the park!
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