The VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance alarming service is a configurable facility for generating alarm events when metric values exceed configured thresholds. Example includes raising an alarm when CPU utilization of a particular device exceeds a threshold over a period. Or when available disk space on a device falls below a threshold over a period, so that manual or automated remedial action can be taken.

Alarms can be defined and edited in the Alarming tab in the VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance user interface.

The Alarming Graphical User Interface component implements the following functions:
  • Access the User Interface to create new alarm definitions.
  • Perform the following operations on an existing alarm:
    • Deploy an alarm.
    • Stop an alarm.
    • Check the alarm deployment status.
    • Change the alarm definition.
    • Delete the alarm definition from the system.
  • Create User Interface widgets to simplify the alarm creation and the management tasks.