The Alert log page allows you to view log messages generated by rules. To access this page, navigate to Administration > Resource Monitor > Alert log.
You can filter the alert log messages displayed in the Alert log table based on the following alert log types and time period:
- Show error: Show log messages of type Error.
- Show warning: Show log messages of type Warning.
- Show good: Show log messages of type Good.
- Display alert logs for: Select a time period, such as, All, Today, Last 7 days, from the list for which to display alert logs.
Example of the Alert log page
Viewing the Alert log table
The Alert log table lists all the alerts generated by the resource monitor and displays the following information for each alert:
|Log type icon|
Displays a color coded icon for the alert.
|Alert||Name of the alert rule|
|Date||The date on which the alert rule was created|
|View alert entities||Clickto view the table with a list of alert entities and the alert reason for the error (red) and warning (yellow) alert logs.|
Viewing alert entity details
To view details about all domains and entities affected by the alert rule, click alert entities information is displayed. in the last column of the Alert log table. The page containing the
The details page displays the following elements:
Displays the following information:
Displays the following information for all entities in a Warning (Yellow) or Error (Red) state. It does not display entities in a Good (green) state.
For more information, see Viewing vSphere Recommendations.
The following image shows an example of the Alert entity details page.
Alert entity details