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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Configuring vCenter alarms

vSphere has a user-configurable alarm subsystem. This subsystem enables you to specify the conditions when alarms are triggered. vCenter alarms can also be used to specify the action to perfrom the automated alarm actions, when system condition changes. vCenter Alarms are the notifications that can be activated in response to an event, a set of conditions or the state of an inventory object in the vCenter Server. By default, vCenter Server provides a set of predefined alarms that are specific to the different inventory objects in the vCenter Server. You can also create a new alarm definition as per your requirement. Alarm definition consists of the following elements:

  • Name and description: It provides an identity to the ...

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