bseymour
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What is the easiest way to find out what server moved off of a host and were powered back on another host after an HA failover due to loss of a host?

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Sreec
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Hi,


  VC task&events should certainly show the same.Go to VC>File Export>Export Events>Select the exact date&time at which issue occurred and collect the logs for System.Save it in a  txt file and analyse the same.

or

http://www.v-front.de/2012/06/how-to-list-vsphere-50-ha-restarts-with.html

Cheers,
Sree | VCIX-5X| VCAP-5X| VExpert 6x|Cisco Certified Specialist
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Hi,

Have you taken a look at /var/log/fdm.log and searched for your vm in there?

Main HA log file.

Many tx

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You can check the Cluster "Tasks and Events" tab and look for the "failover" word.

Marcelo Soares
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bseymour
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Im not looking for a particular server just a list of server affected by a failover if a lost the host.

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Sreec
VMware Employee
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Hi,


  VC task&events should certainly show the same.Go to VC>File Export>Export Events>Select the exact date&time at which issue occurred and collect the logs for System.Save it in a  txt file and analyse the same.

or

http://www.v-front.de/2012/06/how-to-list-vsphere-50-ha-restarts-with.html

Cheers,
Sree | VCIX-5X| VCAP-5X| VExpert 6x|Cisco Certified Specialist
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