SCSI errors or warnings in ESXi are displayed with 6 status codes. This page converts these sense codes from ESXi Hosts to human readable status information. In the vmkernel.log system log file from an ESXi 5.x or 6.0 hosts, you see entries similar to the following. Enter the colored numbers to the form and press Submit:
ScsiDeviceIO: [...] Cmd 0x1a [...] to dev "naa.x" failed H:0x0 D:0x2 P:0x0 Valid sense data: 0x5 0x24 0x0.
|Host Status||[0x7]||ERROR||This status is returned when a device has been reset due to a Storage Initiator Error. This typically occurs due to an outdated HBA firmware or possibly (though rarely) as the result of a bad HBA.|
|Device Status||[0x0]||GOOD||This status is returned when there is no error from the device or target side. This is when you will see if there is a status for Host or Plugin.|
|Plugin Status||[0x0]||GOOD||No error. (ESXi 5.x / 6.x only)|
|Sense Key||[0x0]||NO SENSE|
|Additional Sense Data||00/00||NO ADDITIONAL SENSE INFORMATION|