Events detected by IP Availability Managerlists the events detected by IP Availability Managerfor each managed object and used as symptoms to diagnose root-cause problems. The table also shows the associated thresholds for the events. The thresholds can be changed by using the Polling and Thresholds Console, as described in the VMware Ionix IP Management Suite Configuration Guide.

Table 1. Events detected by IP Availability Manager

Managed object

Event (symptom)

Threshold (setting)

Subscribed to by the Global Manager

System

DiscoveryError

None

Yes

MightBeDown

None

Unresponsive

None

Yes

DiscoveryInProgress

Physical Package

OperationallyDown

None

Card

OperationallyDown

None

SwitchOver

Yes

Network adapter

BackupActivated

MaximumUptime (Backup Interface Support)

Yes

ExceededMaximumUptime

MaximumUptime (Backup Interface Support or Dial-On-Demand Interface Support)

Yes

AdministrativelyDown

None

DownOrFlapping

LinkTrapThreshold LinkTrapWindow (Interface/Port Flapping)

OperationallyDown

None

Device connection

DownOrFlapping

See DownOrFlapping for network adapters

Yes

IP

Down

None

Yes

Unresponsive

Yes

SlowResponseTime

DuplicateIP

Duplicate

None

Yes

IPv6

Down

None

Yes

Unresponsive

Yes

DuplicateIPv6

Duplicate

None

DuplicateVPNIP

Duplicate

None

HSRPEndpoint

SwitchOver

None

Yes

HSRPGroup

SwitchOverFailed

None

SNMPAgent

Unresponsive

None

RepeatedRestarts

RestartTrapThreshold

RestartTrapWindow

(Connectivity)

Redundancy group

AllComponentsDown

AtRiskThreshold (set to 1 by default)

Yes

AtRisk

Yes

ReducedRedundancy

Yes

STPNode

stpPortStateChange

None

VRRPGroup

SwitchOverFailed

None

VRRPEndpoint

SwitchOver

None

Chassis

HighBackplaneUtilization

Yes

Yes

Card

SwitchOver

None

Yes

Note:

Problems, events and Notification summary for IP Availability Manager provides a summary of the root-cause problems diagnosed by IP Availability Manager, the events correlated by IP Availability Managerto diagnose problems, and the notifications that are imported by the Global Managerfrom IP Availability Manager.

The VMware Ionix IP Management Suite Configuration Guideprovides more information about the SystemRestarted and ConfigChange traps and events, including procedures for enabling the generation of the SystemRestarted and ConfigChange traps and events.