Triggered alarms are visible in several locations throughout the vSphere Web Client.

Procedure

  • To view all triggered alarms, click All in the Alarms sidebar panel.
    Note:

    The list of alarms in the sidebar refreshes every 120 seconds. For information about changing the default refresh period, see the VMware knowledge base article at http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2020290.

  • To view only newly triggered alarms, click New in the Alarms sidebar panel.

    The sidebar panel displays the latest 30 most critical alarms.

  • To view acknowledged alarms, click Acknowledged in the Alarms sidebar panel.
  • To view alarms triggered on a selected inventory object, click the Monitor tab, click Issues, and click Triggered Alarms.
  • To view a list of available alarm definitions for a selected inventory object, click the Manage tab, and click Alarm Definitions.