VMware provides preconfigured alarms that trigger when events occur on vNetwork Distributed Switches (vDS).

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

vNetwork Distributed Switch Event Triggers

Event Category

Available Events

vDS creation, modification, and upgrade.

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

vDS port and distributed virtual port group operations

vDS port moved into the distributed virtual port group, vDS 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 vDS, Host left the vDS.

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