After you implement the Advanced Load Balancing for VMware Cloud Foundation validated solution, by using VMware or third-party components, monitor the parameters of the components that are newly added to or re-configured in your VMware Cloud Foundation environment.

For validated monitoring solutions, refer to VMware Cloud Foundation Validated Solutions main page.

NSX Advanced Load Balancer can send system and user defined alerts via one or more of the following mechanisms:

  • Syslog

  • Email

  • SNMP

  • Control script

Table 1. Design Decisions for Monitoring and Alerting for Advanced Load Balancing for VMware Cloud Foundation

Decision ID

Design Decision

Design Justification

Design Implication


Choose one or more types of notification of choice for monitoring/ alerting. It is recommended to enable alerts on the following pre-defined `System` alerts:

  • System-VS-Alert

  • System-SSL-Alert

  • System-SE-Alert

  • System-Controller-Alert

  • System-CC-Alert

Ensure good health through proactive alerting of the NSX Advanced Load Balancer cluster.