Alert definitions are a combination of symptoms and recommendations that identify problem areas in vRealize Operations Manager and generate alerts on which you act for those areas.

Alert definitions are provided for various objects in your environment. You can also create your own alert definitions. See User Scenario: Create an Alert Definition for Department Objects.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the Cluster Compute Resource.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the Host System.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the vSphere Distributed Port.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the virtual machines in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the vSphere Distributed Switch.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the vCenter Server.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that are generated on the datastore.