Configuring VMware vCenter Server to send alarms when virtual machines are running from snapshots
This article describes how to configure VMware vCenter Server to send alerts when virtual machines are running from snapshots.
Determine the level of the inventory you want to configure the alarm for.
The object hierarchy is: vCenter > datacenter > cluster > host > datastore > folder > resource pool > virtual machine.
Alarms on an object are inherited by all child objects.
When it is configured you can see its settings from the underlying/child objects but it is only configurable only from the object where it was created.
To create alarms, vSphere Client must be connected to a vCenter Server with the appropriate user permissions on all relevant objects. After an alarm is created, it is enabled even if the user who created it no longer has permissions.
To open the Alarm Settings dialog, perform any one of these operations: