You remove alarms from the object on which they were defined. You cannot remove an alarm from a child object that inherited the alarm and you cannot remove the default VMware alarms.

When an alarm is removed, it is removed from vCenter Server and cannot be retrieved.

Required privilege: Alarm.Remove Alarm


Display the object in the inventory.


Select the object and click the Alarms tab.


Click Definitions.

If the Defined in column does not contain This object for the alarm to disable, it was not defined on the object selected in the inventory. To open the alarm definitions for that object, click the linked object in the Defined in column.


Select the alarm and select Edit > Remove.


Click Yes.