The Host IPMI System Event Log Status alarm is triggered repeatedly – VMWare

To determine why the log has filled up, investigate the hardware.

To stop the alarm from triggering repeatedly, clear the IPMI System Event log and reset the sensors.

To clear the log and to reset the sensors:
1.Open vCenter Server using vSphere Client.
2.In the vCenter inventory, select the ESX/ESXi host.
3.Click the Hardware Status tab.
4.Click System Event log under View and click the Reset Event log option. The red alert is removed from the System Event log.
5.Click the Reset Sensors option to reset the host sensors.

Additional Information

If you find an incorrect date and if you are unable to reset the logs, restart the management agents and sfcbd-watchdog on ESX, or the management agents on ESXi.

•From the console on ESX, run the command:

/etc/init.d/sfcbd-watchdog restart

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