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VMware Virtual SAN Cookbook

By : Jeffrey M Ransom Taylor, Patrick Carmichael, Simon Gallagher, Jeffrey Taylor
Book Image

VMware Virtual SAN Cookbook

By: Jeffrey M Ransom Taylor, Patrick Carmichael, Simon Gallagher, Jeffrey Taylor

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
VMware Virtual SAN Cookbook
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Creating VSAN-specific alarms


When using VSAN for production purposes, there are a few alarms that can be created in vCenter to notify you when specific conditions are encountered. This allows you to be more proactive with your monitoring of VSAN health. It is strongly encouraged that VSAN-specific alarms be created when running in a production environment.

Note

The recipe reflects the process used to add an alarm for VSAN. The specific alarm definitions will be found in the There's More... section and the source of this information will be found in the See also section.

Getting ready

You should be logged in to the vSphere Web Client as an administrator or user authorized to view and create alarms.

How to do it…

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, navigate to Home | Hosts and Clusters | vCenter | Manage | Alarm Definitions.

  2. Click on the green + icon to create a new alarm.

  3. In the resulting wizard, make the following changes:

    • Alarm name: <enter a descriptive, meaningful name for the alarm>

    • Description...