Top Noisy vSphere Rules and Monitors

In this article

    The report analyzes the alerting activity and provides information on the most frequent alerts that occur in the virtual infrastructure across a given time range.

    Description

    The Top Noisy vSphere Rules and Monitors report is a linked report that is based on the Veeam Alert Statistics Report from the Veeam Report Library. The report 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 Datstore, 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 10 most frequent alerts that were triggered for VMware datastores and datastore clusters during this week.

    Instructions

    1. Open the Top Noisy vSphere Rules and Monitors 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 datastore-related alerts that occurred most frequently during this week:

    Column

    Description

    Management Pack

    Management pack from which alerts originate.

    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 for all datastores (relative to all alerts included into the report).

    Top Level Entity

    Name of the datastore that caused alerts.

    Path

    Path to the datastore that caused alerts.

    Source

    Name of the datastore that caused alerts.

    Count

    Number of alerts raised for the datastore during the selected 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.