The following sm_ems command uses the --create-element option along with the notify command to:
Create a Host, WebHost (Host::WebHost) if it does not exist in the VMware Smart Assurance topology.
Generate a notification, ApplicationService::WebServer Stopped. Specifies that the event was sent by a third party, is a momentary type of event, will be cleared by its source, and has a severity level of 2. Also, implies that the event OccurredOn Host::WebHost:
tsm_ems --server=ICOI --element-class=Host --element-name=WebHost --create-element notify ApplicationService WebServer Stopped 3rdParty momentary source severity=2 s