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Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By : Chris Slater, Scott Norris
Book Image

Mastering vRealize Operations Manager

By: Chris Slater, Scott Norris

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Mastering vRealize Operations Manager
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Just Messing Around

Symptoms, recommendations, and actions

Symptoms, recommendations, and actions combine to give alerts. In the following figure, we can see where they all fit when it comes to alerts:


Symptoms are made up of a single condition. Conditions can be based on metric conditions, such as when the CPU usage is greater than 90 percent, or property conditions, such as when the DRS/HA is fully automated.

Symptoms can be used just to highlight an issue that directly affects the score of the associated badge, such as Health. Alternately, a symptom can be a part of a greater problem, which in this case is an alert.

Any symptom that is triggered will appear as an issue within the vROps UI under the related badge and object.


Alerts are made up of one or many symptoms. Alerts can be configured in such a way that either all symptoms must be true or only a single symptom must be true to activate the alert.

This can be broken down further by creating multiple symptom sets, where either one or all symptoms...