The following table describes the information that is included in vCenter Server and ESXi trap notifications.

Table 1. SNMP Trap Notification Details
Trap Entry Description
Type The state vCenter Server is monitoring for the alarm. Options include Host Processor (or CPU) usage, Host Memory usage, Host State, Virtual Machine Processor (or CPU) usage, Virtual Machine Memory usage, Virtual Machine State, Virtual Machine Heartbeat.
Name The name of the host or virtual machine that triggers the alarm.
Old Status The alarm status before the alarm was triggered.
New Status The alarm status when the alarm is triggered.
Object Value The object value when the alarm is triggered.