The alert volume widget is a trend report for the last seven days of alerts generated for the objects it is configured to monitor in vRealize Operations Manager. You can create one or more alert volume widgets for objects that you add to your dashboards. The alert volume provides you with a customized trend report on objects that helps you identify changes in alert volume, indicating a problem in your environment.

How the Alert Volume Widget Works

You can add the alert volume widget to one or more custom dashboards and configure it to display data that is important to different dashboard users. The data that appears in the widget is based on the configured options for each widget instance.

Where You Find the Alert Volume Widget

The widget might be included on any of your custom dashboards. In the left pane, click Home to see your configured dashboards.

The data that appears in the widget depends on how you configured it. To configure the widget, click the pencil on the title bar to configure the settings.

Table 1. Alert Volume Widget Configuration Options

Option

Description

Trend chart

Volume of critical, immediate, and warning symptoms for the configured objects.

Symptoms by criticality

Number of symptoms for each criticality level.

Active Alerts

Number of active alerts. Alerts can have more than one triggering symptom.