Licensing Status (VMware) service

The Licensing Status (VMware) service monitors the VMware licenses on ESXi servers.

N-able N-central uses the CIM services and ports for monitoring.

Service TypeESXi
Instances on a Device1
Supported Systems/ApplicationsvCenter, ESXi 6.x and later
Device ClassServer - ESXi
Monitored ByWindows probes
Scan Interval5 minutes

To access information on the licenses on your ESXi server, use a browser to access the following URL:


Note that the Managed Object Browser (MOB) by default may be disabled and you may need to enable this feature.

Metric NameDescription
License KeyThe license key of the ESXi server.
License Days RemainingThe number of days remaining before the expiration of the VMware license.
License DetailsThe name and other properties of the VMware license issued to the ESXi server.