Create email notifications in vRealize Operations Manager so that the SDDC operators know of issues in the main monitoring parameters of the environment.

About this task

You create a set of notifications of important alerts in the SDDC. See List of Notifications for vRealize Operations Manager.


  1. Log in to vRealize Operations Manager by using the operations interface.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://vrops01svr01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. On the main navigation bar, click Alerts.
  3. In the Navigator, expand Alert Settings and click Notifications Settings.
  4. On the Notification Settings page, click the Add icon and configure the following notification settings in the Add Rule dialog box.

    Notification Setting



    Virtual machine is projected to run out of disk space


    Standard Email Plugin


    SMTP Alert Mail Relay


    Email address to send alerts to

    Filtering Criteria


    Object Type

    Object Type

    vCenter Adapter > Virtual Machine

  5. Configure the trigger for the notification.
    1. In the Filtering Criteria section of the Add Rule dialog box, select Alert Definition from the Notification Trigger drop-down menu.
    2. Click the Select an Alert Definition button.
    3. In the Quick filter (Name) text box of the Alert Definitions dialog, enter disk space and press Enter. 
    4. Select the Virtual machine is projected to run out of disk space alert definition and click Select.
  6. In the Add Rule dialog, click Save.
  7. Repeat the steps to create the other SDDC notifications.