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VMware disk consolidation alarm configuration

If you are using VDP in your environment you will probably from time to time see a need for disk consolidation on some of your VM's. It's not an problem but here is a quick setup how to define an alarm action on this type of problem with Email notification: - create new alarm in your datacenter with this settings: >>> Alarm name : something logical >>> Alarm type : Monitor for specific events occuring on this object... >>> Enable this alarm - checked >>>  Triggers tab - Add --> , status Warning >>> Actions tab - Send a notification email with settings for "From normal to warning" . Next time you will be notified on provided mails about disk consolidation needs...