Configure vRealize Operations Manager to send email notifications about important alerts in the SDDC.

You define notifications from the Content > Notifications page in vRealize Operations user interface. See Create Notifications in vRealize Operations Manager.

Notification Delivery Properties

When you define notifications from vRealize Operations Manager, use the following properties to direct them by email to the operations team in your organization.

Table 1. Delivery Properties of vRealize Operations Manager Notifications

Notification Delivery Property

Value

Method

Standard Email Plugin

Instance

Rainpole Alert Mail Relay

Recipients

vrops@rainpole.com

Virtual Machine and Host Notifications

Create notifications for most important virtual machines and ESXi host issues.

Table 2. VM and Host Notifications in SDDC

Name

Scope

Notification Trigger

Alert Definition

Virtual machine is projected to run out of disk space

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine is projected to run out of disk space

Virtual machine has CPU contention caused by co-stop

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine has CPU contention due to multi-vCPU scheduling issues (co-stop) caused by too many vCPUs

Virtual machine has unexpected high CPU workload

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine has unexpected high CPU workload

Virtual machine has unexpected high memory workload

  1. Object Type 

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine has unexpected high memory workload

Virtual machine has disk I/O latency problem caused by snapshots

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine has disk I/O latency problem caused by snapshots

Virtual Machine is running out of disk space

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual Machine is running out of disk space

Virtual machine has large disk snapshots

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Virtual machine has large disk snapshots

Not enough resources for vSphere HA to start the virtual machine

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

Not enough resources for vSphere HA to start the virtual machine

vSphere HA cannot perform a failover operation for the virtual machine

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

Alert Definition

vSphere HA cannot perform a failover operation for the virtual machine

Host has CPU contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Host System

Alert Definition

Host has CPU contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

Host has memory contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Host System

Alert Definition

Host has memory contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

vSphere DRS enabled cluster has CPU contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Cluster Compute Resource

Alert Definition

DRS-enabled cluster has CPU contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

vSphere DRS enabled cluster has unexpected high CPU workload

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Cluster Compute Resource

Alert Definition

DRS-enabled cluster has unexpected high CPU workload

vSphere DRS enabled cluster has memory contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Cluster Compute Resource

Alert Definition

DRS-enabled cluster has memory contention caused by overpopulation of virtual machines

vSphere DRS enabled cluster has unexpected high memory workload and contention

  1. Object Type 

  2. vCenter Adapter > Cluster Compute Resource

Alert Definition

DRS-enabled cluster has unexpected high memory workload and contention

vSphere HA failover resources are insufficient 

  1. Object Type 

  2. vCenter Adapter > Cluster Compute Resource

Alert Definition

vSphere High Availability (HA) failover resources are insufficient 

Networking Notifications

Create notifications for most important networking issues in distributed switches and NSX components.

Table 3. Networking Notifications in SDDC

Name

Scope

Notification Trigger

Alert Definition

Distributed switch configuration is out of sync 

  1. Object Type 

  2. vCenter Adapter > vSphere Distributed Switch

Alert Definition

Distributed Switch configuration is out of sync 

Host NSX messaging infrastructure is reporting an issue

  1. Object Type 

  2. vCenter Adapter > Host System

Alert Definition

Host's NSX messaging infrastructure is reporting an issue

NSX Manager resource usage is high

  1. Object Type 

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Manager

Alert Definition

Manager resource usage is high

NSX Manager API calls are failing 

  1. Object Type

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Manager

Alert Definition

Manager API calls are failing 

VXLAN segment range has been exhausted 

  1. Object Type

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Manager

Alert Definition

VXLAN segment range has been exhausted 

Less than three NSX Controllers are active

  1. Object Type 

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Controller Cluster

Alert Definition

Less than three controllers are active

Edge resource usage is high

  1. Object Type 

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Edge

Alert Definition

Edge resource usage is high

High Availability is not configured correctly on the Edge

  1. Object Type

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Edge

Alert Definition High Availability is not configured correctly on the Edge

High Availability is not configured correctly on the Edge

Edge VM is not responding to health check

  1. Object Type

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Edge

Alert Definition

Edge VM is not responding to health check

One or more Load Balancer pool members are down

  1. Object Type

  2. NSX-vSphere Adapter > NSX-vSphere Edge

Alert Definition

One or more Load Balancer pool members are down

Storage Notifications

Create notifications of most important storage issues.

Table 4. Storage Notifications in SDDC

Name

Scope

Notification Trigger

Alert Definition

Datastore is running out of disk space

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Datastore

Alert Definition

Datastore is running out of disk space

Datastore is projected to run out of disk space

  1. Object Type

  2. vCenter Adapter > Datastore

Alert Definition

Datastore is projected to run out of disk space

Virtual SAN cluster partitioned

  1. Object Type

  2. Storage Devices > Virtual SAN Cluster

Alert Definition

VirtualSAN cluster partitioned

Notifications about vRealize Operations Manager

Create notifications of most important issues in the operation of vRealize Operations Manager.

Table 5. Notifications of vRealize Operations Manager Issues

Name

Scope

Notification Trigger

Alert Definition

One or more vRealize Operations services on a node are down

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Node

Alert Definition

One or more vRealize Operations services on a node are down

Disk space on a vRealize Operations Manager node is low

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Node

Alert Definition

Disk space on node is low

Node processing queue is backing up

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Node

Alert Definition

Node processing queue is backing up

FSDB failed to repair corrupted files

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Fsdb

Alert Definition

Fsdb failed to repair corrupted files

FSDB overload

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Fsdb

Alert Definition

Fsdb high load

Number of objects monitored by this vRealize Operations Manager node exceeds the configured limit. Possible loss of data

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Analytics

Alert Definition

Number of Objects being monitored by this vRealize Operations Node exceeds the configured limit. Possible loss of data

Remote Collector one or more vRealize Operations services are down

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Remote Collector

Alert Definition

One or more vRealize Operations services on a remote collector are down

Remote Collector not reporting correct number of services

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Remote Collector

Alert Definition

Remote Collector not reporting correct number of services

vRealize Operations Cluster processes might be out of memory

  1. Object Type

  2. vRealize Operations Adapter > vRealize Operations Cluster

Alert Definition

vRealize Operations Cluster processes may not have enough memory