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VMWARE hardware status tab missing

vmware esx server 3i 3.5.0 153875 hardware status tab missing
I've inherited a client with a VMware Server
they are having disk performance issues on one of their VM and would like to see the underling Harware RAID configurations without rebooting the server.
I'm signed in as user root from the VMware Infrastructure Client.
Isn't there usually a Hardware Status tab? I don't see it here. Is there a way to get this tab to show or installed?
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Danny McDanielClinical Systems AnalystCommented:
if you are logged in directly to the host (not going through vCenter Server) there's a hardware status under the Configuration tab.
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Danny McDanielClinical Systems AnalystCommented:
err..  it might be called Health Status, under Configuration
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
It's called Hardware Status, and it's present on ESX 3.x and 4.x (not i), unless you have the OEM CIM providers installed for your server.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Health Status - wrong word again!
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
This is the correct place to check, if it's missing which is likely with ESXi, it's because you do not have the CIM providers installed for your server.

 ESX Health Status
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Terrymac_Computer_GuyAuthor Commented:
Perfect Thanks
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Danny McDanielClinical Systems AnalystCommented:
wow, I got the stone-cold dis...
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