This article describes how to create default database alarms for vCenter Server 4.0, following an upgrade.
Note: This is an issue with upgrading to vCenter Server 4.0 only. Fresh installations of vCenter Server 4.0 are not affected.
Warning: Running the scripts attached to this article on a fresh vCenter Server 4.0 installation can cause vCenter Server to fail.
This issue is resolved in vCenter 4.0 Server Update 1. For more information, see VMware vCenter Server 4.0 Update 1 Release Notes .
Note: Before performing any of the troubleshooting steps below, create backups of the vCenter Server database.
To create missing default alarms:
C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\VirtualCenter Serverdirectory on your vCenter server: