The name and description of the alert definition. This is the information that identifies the alert when it is generated in vRealize Operations Manager.

Where You Define Name and Description

To create or edit your alert definitions, select Content > Alert Definition in the left pane. On the Alert Definitions toolbar, click the plus sign to add a definition, or click the pencil to edit the selected definition. In the workspace, on the left, click Name and Description.

Table 1. Alert Definition Name and Description Options

Option

Description

Name

Name of the alert as it appears when the alert is generated.

Description

Description of the alert as it appears when the alert is generated. Provide a useful description for your users.