VMware provides preconfigured alarms that trigger when events occur on clusters.

Cluster Event Triggers lists events you can use to set alarms on clusters.

Cluster Event Triggers

Event Category

Available Events

Cluster creation, modification, and compliance

Cluster created, Cluster deleted, Cluster overcommitted, Cluster reconfigured.

Cluster status changed, Cluster compliance checked.

High Availability (HA)

HA agent unavailable, HA disabled, HA enabled, HA host failed, HA host isolated, All HA hosts isolated, Cluster overcommitted, Virtual machine heart beat failed.


DRS enabled, DRS disabled.