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||[0x8]||RESET||This status is returned when the HBA driver has aborted the I/O. It can also occur if the HBA does a reset of the target.|
|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||[0x80]||Sense Key unknown.|
|Additional Sense Data||41/00||DATA PATH FAILURE (SHOULD USE 40 NN)|