Protection Group events provide information about actions and status related to protection groups.

These events have three categories:

  • Protection Group Replication Informational Events

  • Protection Group Replication Warning Events

  • Protection Group Replication Error Events

Table 1. Protection Group Replication Informational Events

Event Key

Event Description

Cause

ProtectionGroup > CreatedEvent

Created protection group.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of creating a protection group.

ProtectionGroup > RemovedEvent

Removed protection group.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of removing a protection group.

ProtectionGroup > ReconfiguredEvent

Reconfigured protection group.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of reconfiguring a protection group.

ProtectedVmCreatedEvent

Virtual machine in group is configured for protection.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of the protection of a virtual machine.

ProtectedVmRemovedEvent

Virtual machine in group is no longer configured for protection.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of unprotecting a virtual machine.

ProtectedVmReconfiguredProtectionSettingsEvent

Reconfigured protection settings for virtual machine.

Posted on both vCenter Servers in the completion of the Commit phase of reconfiguring virtual machine protection settings.

ProtectedVmReconfiguredRecoveryLocationSettingsEvent

Reconfigured recovery location settings for virtual machine.

Posted on the protected site vCenter Server only on the successful completion of reconfiguring the recovery location settings for a protected virtual machine.

PlaceholderVmCreatedEvent

The placeholder virtual machine was created in the VMware vCenter Server inventory.

Posted on the Recovery site vCenter Server only when we create the placeholder virtual machine as a result of protection, repair.

PlaceholderVmCreatedFromOldProductionVmEvent

The placeholder virtual machine was created in the VMware vCenter Server inventory using the identity of the old protected virtual machine.

Posted on the Recovery site vCenter Server only when we create the placeholder virtual machine as a result of swapping for the old protected virtual machine during or after reprotect.

Table 2. Protection Group Replication Warning Events

Event Key

Event Description

Cause

VmNotFullyProtectedEvent

Virtual machine in group: One or more devices need to be configured for protection.

Posted on the protected site vCenter Server only upon device handling updating the recovery location settings with a non-empty unresolvedDevices set. This can be triggered by changes to the protected virtual machine or during reprotect of a virtual machine.

PlaceholderVmUnexpectedlyDeletedEvent

Virtual machine in group: The placeholder virtual machine was removed from the VMware vCenter Server inventory.

Posted on the Recovery site vCenter Server only when we detect that the placeholder virtual machine was unexpectedly deleted or removed from the vCenter inventory.

Table 3. Protection Group Replication Error Events

Event Key

Event Description

Cause

ProductionVmDeletedEvent

Virtual machine in group: The protected virtual machine has been removed from the virtual machineware vCenter Server inventory.

Posted when we detect that the protected virtual machine’s protected virtual machine has been deleted or removed from the vCenter inventory.

ProductionVmInvalidEvent

Virtual machine in group: Cannot resolve the file locations of the protected virtual machine for replication.

Posted whenever we handle device or recovery location changes but notice that the provider cannot find the protected virtual machine files in order to replicate them.