Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have been struggling for a bit trying to figure out how to shut off Alarms and alerts from a Cluster level in vCenter 4.x. We have 10 clusters in one vCenter Datacenter and during maintenance periods I would like to shut off / disable the alarms and alerts per cluster level.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 0 down vote accepted

Alarms can only be disabled at the level for which they are defined. So, if the alarms are set at the vcenter level, it's all or nothing.

To do what (I think) you want, you would need to disable existing alarms at the higher level and then define them at each cluster level. Kind of a pain, but a PowerCLI script could ease that somewhat. Then, you can disable on a per-cluster basis.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.