The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the vSphere Distributed Port objects in your environment.
These alert definitions have the following impact and criticality information.
|One or more ports are in a link down state.|| Symptoms include all of the following:
||Verify that there is physical connectivity for the NICs on the host. Verify the admin status on the port.|
|One or more ports are experiencing network contention.||Port is experiencing dropped packets.||Check if the packet drops are due to high CPU resource utilization or uplink bandwidth utilization. User vMotion to migrate the virtual machine that the port is attached to a different host.|