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 generate alerts on the Cluster Compute Resource objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the Host System objects in your environment..

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the vSphere Distributed Port objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the virtual machine objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the vSphere Distributed Switch objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the vCenter Server objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the datastore objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the Data Center objects in your environment.

The vCenter adapter provides alert definitions that generate alerts on the Custom Data Center objects in your environment.