VMware provides preconfigured alarms that trigger when events occur on on vNetwork distributed switches.

vNetwork Distributed Switch Event Triggers lists the events you can use to set alarms on vNetwork distributed switches.

vNetwork Distributed Switch Event Triggers

Event Category

Available Events

Distributed Virtual Switch creation, modification, and upgrade.

Distributed Virtual Switch created, Distributed Virtual Switch deleted, Distributed Virtual Switch reconfigured, Distributed Virtual Switch upgraded, Upgrade is available, Upgrade is in progress, Cannot complete the upgrade.

Distributed Virtual Switch port and distributed virtual port group operations

Distributed Virtual Switch port moved into the distributed virtual port group, Distributed Virtual Switch moved out of the distributed virtual port group.

Port

Port blocked, Port unblocked, Port connected, Port disconnected, Port created, Port deleted, Port link up, Port link down, Port reconfigured.

Host

Host joined the Distributed Virtual Switch, Host left the Distributed Virtual Switch.

Host and vCenter Server configuration was synchronized, Host and vCenter Server configuration differs.