Use the Payload Templates page to view the list of payload templates available for each plug-in.

How Payload Templates Work

You can add, manage, and edit your payload templates from this page. Default payload templates are provided for each plug-in type.

Where You Find Payload Templates

To manage your payload templates, in the menu, click Alerts and then in the left pane, click Configuration > Payload Templates.

Table 1. Notifications Options
Option Description
Toolbar options

Use the toolbar options to manage your notification rules.

  • Add. Use the Create Payload Template dialog box to create new payload templates.
Click the horizontal ellipsis to perform the following actions.
  • Delete. Removes the selected payload template.
  • Export or Import. Export the selected payload template to a ".xml" file and import it on another vRealize Operations Manager instance. While importing the file, if a conflict occurs, you can override the existing file or choose to not import the new file.
    Note: Export action is not supported for the default payload templates available for each plug-in.
Template Name

Name of the payload template.

Click the vertical ellipsis to perform the following actions.
  • Edit. Allows you to edit the selected payload template.
    Note: Edit action is not supported for the default payload templates available for each plug-in.
  • Clone. Clones the selected payload template.
  • Delete. Removes the selected payload template.
Description Description of the payload template.
Object Types

Base object type against which the payload template is defined, if any.

Attached Notification Rules

Notification rule attached to the payload template.

Attached Outbound Methods

Outbound plugin type attached to the payload template.

Modified By Name of the last person to modify the payload template.
Last Modified Date on which the payload template was last modified.