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vCenter Server 5.5 and 6.0 displays a yellow warning in the Summary tab of hosts and reports the error: Quick stats on hostname is not up-to-date (2061008)

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Symptoms

  • When connecting to VMware vCenter Server 5.5 or 6.0 using the VMware vSphere Client or VMware vSphere Web Client, the Summary tab of the ESXi 5.5 or 6.0 host shows a yellow warning.

  • You see the error:

    Configuration issues. "Quick stats on hostname is not up-to-date"


  • This issue does not occur if you connect directly to the ESXi host.

Resolution

This is a known issue in vCenter Server 5.5 and 6.0.

To work around this issue, add these quickStats parameters to the Advanced Settings of vCenter Server:
  • vpxd.quickStats.HostStatsCheck
  • vpxd.quickStats.ConfigIssues
Note: Adding these parameters to vCenter Server does not affect future upgrades.

To add the quickStats parameters to the Advanced Settings of vCenter Server 6.0:
  1. Connect to the vCenter Server using the vSphere Client and administrator credentials.
  2. Select Administration > vCenter Server Settings to display the vCenter Server Settings dialog box.
  3. In the settings list, select Advanced Settings.
  4. In the Key field, type a key.
  5. In the Key field, enter this key:

    vpxd.quickStats.HostStatsCheck

  6. In the Value field, enter:

    False

  7. Click Add.
  8. In the Key field, enter this key:

    vpxd.quickStats.ConfigIssues

  9. In the Value field, enter:

    False

  10. Click Add.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Restart the vCenter Server services. For more information, see:


To add the quickStats parameters to the Advanced Settings of vCenter Server 5.5:
  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to the vCenter Server instance.
  2. Select the Manage tab.
  3. Select Settings > Advanced Settings.
  4. Click Edit.
  5. In the Key field, enter this key:

    vpxd.quickStats.HostStatsCheck

  6. In the Value field, enter:

    False

  7. Click Add.
  8. In the Key field, enter this key:

    vpxd.quickStats.ConfigIssues

  9. In the Value field, enter:

    False

  10. Click Add.
  11. Click OK.
  12. Restart the vCenter Server services. For more information, see:


To work around this issue in the event that vSphere Web Client is inaccessible, add these quickStats parameters to the vpxd.cfg file:
  • <HostStatsCheck>false</HostStatsCheck>
  • <ConfigIssues>false</ConfigIssues>
To add the quickStats parameters to the vpxd.cfg file:
  1. Back up the existing vpxd.cfg file. Do not skip this step.
  2. Open the the vpxd.cfg file using a text editor. For more information on using VI editor, see Editing files on an ESX host using vi or nano (1020302).

    By default, the vpxd.cfg file is located at:
    • Windows-based vCenter Server – C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware VirtualCenter\
    • vCenter Server Appliance – /etc/vmware-vpx/

  3. Add these entries between the <vpxd>...</vpxd> tags:

    <vpxd>
    ...
       <quickStats>
          <HostStatsCheck>false</HostStatsCheck>
          <ConfigIssues>false</ConfigIssues>
       </quickStats>
    ...
    </vpxd>


  4. Save and close the vpxd.cfg file.
  5. Restart the vCenter Server services. For more information, see:

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