2 Replies Latest reply on Apr 14, 2016 3:11 AM by npadmani

    HA issue

    prakash9339 Hot Shot

      vSphere HA restarted this virtual machine



      Some of the VM's ware rebooted ,when i checked the events it was due to the HA ,


      what happen exactly, i am getting randomly this issue how to get fix preeminently .


      if we desiabe HA and DRS is enabled  what is the impact..please any one help on this topic

        • 1. Re: HA issue
          Martin Gavanda Enthusiast

          This is expected behaviour. HA is about availability and you do not want to disable this.

          Your underlaing hypervisor crached or similar like this and VMs ware restarted on the other nodes.


          You can disable HA and keep DRS running but once your ESXi crashes your VMs wont be restarted and be unaccessible until the affected ESXi is back online. DRS will still migrate VMs across the cluster.

          • 2. Re: HA issue
            npadmani Master
            vExpertVMware Employees

            Please double check your cluster settings for HA, is it enabled with VM monitoring?


            Other thing worth checking would be, is any of the host facing failures, May be host is restarted due to some technical issues, that might trigger host monitoring of HA to initiate restart of VMs.


            It's not advisable to disable vSphere HA & DRS on your cluster.