The next section of the dxa file defines the category and severity associated with each of the subscribed events.
#COMPUTER SYSTEMS sev ExternalPowerSupply Down Operational 1 sev Host Unresponsive Operational 1 sev Host AgentUnresponsive Operational 2 sev Application Unresponsive Operational 2
The syntax is:
sev <Class_Name> <Problem_Event_Name> <category> <severity_code>
where <severity_code> can have one of the following values:
1 = red, critical.
2 = orange, major.
3 - yellow, minor.
4 = cyan, unknown.
5 = green, normal.
The VMware Smart Assurance IP Performance Manager and Server Performance Manager User Guide and VMware Smart Assurance IP Availability Manager User Guide provide additional information concerning the valid values for <category>.
To set the category and severity of an event that you have created, add a new line to this section. For example, to define the severity and category for the new IPForwardingOn event, add the following line:
sev Host IPForwardingOn Operational 3