Configuring Thresholds for VMware ESX and VMs
OpManager out-of-the-box offers monitoring templates for ESX hosts
and VMs. The templates help you configure thresholds for multiple ESX
hosts and VMs at one shot. For each performance metric you can
configure Warning Threshold as well as Error Threshold, and receive
proactive alerts if they are violated.
To configure the threshold value and apply the template
- Go to Admin-> Device Templates and click on V.
- You can find the VMware ESX/ESXi
and VMware Virtual Machine
templates for the hosts and VMs respectively. Click on the required
- Click on the monitor name to enable or disable the threshold, and
to modify Warning Threshold, Error Threshold and Rearm Values.
- Click OK.
- Click Modify to modify
- Click Apply for the
devices to inherit the configurations in the template. Or, click Apply & Overwrite for the
devices to remove the old and add the new configurations in the
Note: To edit the threshold values of a single ESX host, go its
snapshot page and click the Monitors tab under Inventory Details. Click
on the Edit icon of a monitor to edit its threshold values.
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