Triggered alarms are visible in several locations throughout the vSphere Client and vSphere Web Client. Alarm definitions are accessible only through the vSphere Client.

You must have a vSphere Web Client or a vSphere Client connected to a vCenter Server.

Perform the following actions for the client you are using:

Option

Description

vSphere Client

To view all triggered alarms, click Alarms in the status bar.

To view alarms triggered on an selected inventory object, select the Alarms tab > Triggered Alarms.

To view a list of alarms associated with a selected inventory object, select the Alarms tab > Definitions. The Defined In column indicates the object on which the alarm was set.

vSphere Web Client

To view all triggered alarms, click All in the Alarms sidebar.

To view only newly triggered alarms, click New in the Alarms sidebar.

To view acknowledged alarms, click Ack'd in the Alarms sidebar.

To view alarms triggered on an selected inventory object, select Monitor > Alarms tab.