Top Noisy vSphere Objects

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    The report analyzes the alerting activity and provides information on virtual infrastructure objects that caused the greatest number of alerts across a given time range.

    Description

    The Top Noisy vSphere Objects report is a linked report that is based on the Veeam Alert Statistics Report from the Veeam Report Library. The report is limited to the Troublemakers mode, and can provide statistics for only one time interval and predefined object class.

    Parameters

    Date/time Selection: defines the time period to analyze in the report.

    Object Type: defines the class of virtual infrastructure objects to include in the report (VMware Cluster, VMware Datastore, VMware Virtual Machine or VMware vSphere Host).

    Count: defines the maximum number of virtual infrastructure objects to display in the report output. The value can range between 1 and 200.

    Sample Usage

    Report on top 10 datastores in your virtual infrastructure that caused the greatest number of alerts during this week.

    Instructions

    1. Open the Top Noisy vSphere Objects report.
    2. From the From list, select This Week > Monday. From the To list, select This Week > Friday.
    3. From the Object Type list, select VMware Datastore.
    4. In the Count field, enter 10.
    5. Click Run to view the report.

    Report Output

    The report will show statistics for top 10 VMware datastores alerts activity:

    Column

    Description

    Top Level Entity

    Name of the datastore that caused alerts.

    Count

    Number of alerts raised for the datastore during the selected period.

    % of Total

    Alert share for the datastore (relative to all alerts included into the report).

    Management Pack

    Management pack from which alerts originate.

    Path

    Path to the datastore that caused alerts.

    Source

    Name of the datastore that caused alerts.

    Monitor/Rule

    Name of a monitor or rule that triggered alerts.

    Alert

    Name of the alert.

    Count

    Number of times the alert was raised during the reporting period.

    % of Total

    Alert share, relative to all alerts triggered for the specific datastore and included into the report.

    You can click a number in the Count column of the output table to drill down to the Veeam Alert History Report.