SVM alarms are generated by events affecting the health status of the SVM.

Table 1. Red SVM Alarms
Problem Action
There is a protocol version mismatch with the Guest Introspection module Ensure that the Guest Introspection module and SVM have a protocol that is compatible with each other.
Guest Introspection could not establish a connection to the SVM Ensure that the SVM is powered on and that the network is configured properly.
The SVM is not reporting its status even though guests are connected. Internal error. Contact your VMware support representative.