The following tables describe the information that is included in Alarm-based and Event-based email notifications. The first table described the information included in all email notifications; the second table describes additional information that is included in Event-based notifications.
|Target||Object for which the alarm was triggered.|
|Old Status||Previous alarm status. Applies only to state triggers.|
|New Status||Current alarm status. Applies only to state triggers.|
|Metric Value||Threshold value that triggered the alarm. Applies only to metric condition triggers.|
|Alarm Definition||Alarm definition in vCenter Server, including the alarm name and status.|
|Description||Localized string containing a summary of the alarm. For example:
Alarm New_Alarm on host1.vmware.com changed from Gray to Red.
|Event Details||VMODL event type name.|
|Summary||Alarm summary, including the event type, alarm name, and target object.|
|Date||Time and date the alarm was triggered.|
|UserName||Person who initiated the action that caused the event to be created. Events caused by an internal system activity do not have a UserName value.|
|Host||Host on which the alarm was triggered.|
|Resource Pool||Resource pool on which the alarm was triggered.|
|Datacenter||Data center on which the alarm was triggered.|
|Arguments||Arguments passed with the alarm and their values.|