goodface
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vm delete alarm

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I would like to create an alarm definition for when a virtual machine is deleted from the inventory . so i want to create for  all vm in vcenter . is it possible and how create ?

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npadmani
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Yes, if you create alarm at vCenter server level, it's applicable for all the VMs by default in your inventory.

Narendra Padmani VCIX6-DCV | VCIX7-CMA | VCI | TOGAF 9 Certified

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goodface
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update.

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goodface
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update ?

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npadmani
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select your vCenter server in vSphere Web Client inventory

go to Manage -> Alarm Definition -> Click on Green Plus :smileyplus: symbols to add new alarm definition.

Name and describe the alarms.

Monitor for: Event

Like following screen

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 4.35.32 PM.png

Click on Next

and Add event 'VM Removed'

see following screenshot

Screen Shot 2016-03-07 at 4.36.06 PM.png

Specify rest of the parameters in this screen as per your need.

Click on next, and specify Actions like send menotificaion email etc.

Narendra Padmani VCIX6-DCV | VCIX7-CMA | VCI | TOGAF 9 Certified
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goodface
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this is for all virtual machines ? so i will create one rule for all virtual machine . ?

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npadmani
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Yes, if you create alarm at vCenter server level, it's applicable for all the VMs by default in your inventory.

Narendra Padmani VCIX6-DCV | VCIX7-CMA | VCI | TOGAF 9 Certified

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