Top alerts are the alerts with the greatest significance on the objects it is configured to monitor in vRealize Operations Manager. These are the alerts most likely to negatively affect your environment and you should evaluate and address them.

How the Top Alerts Widget Works

You can add the top alerts 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 Top Alerts 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.

Top Alerts Data and Options

The top alerts include the short description of alerts configured for the widget. The alert name opens a secondary window from which you can link to the alert details. In the alert details, you can begin resolving the alerts.

Table 1. Top Alerts Widget Options

Option

Description

Alert name

Name of the generated alert. Click the name to open the alert details.

Alert description

Number of affected objects, and the number of recommendations and the best recommendation to resolve the alert.