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Hypervisor hard drive failed alert

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The details shown below are based on the default settings. Editing this alert has no restrictions. The trigger and clear conditions can be changed to suit your needs.

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Primary purpose:  To alert when a hard drive is being reported as failed by a hypervisor hardware sensor.

Note: this alert only applies to VMWare hypervisors.

Possible causes for this alert include:

  • The hardware sensor and/or RAID controller is reporting a failed status for a specific drive.
  • The hardware sensor and/or RAID controller is reporting a degraded status for a specific drive.

Alert severity

Emergency

Repetitive alert pause condition

After 10 occurrences within 2 hours against a specific entity, pause the alert for 2 hours

Alert trigger condition

The hypervisor drive status is equal to Bad.

Alert clear condition

The hypervisor drive status is no longer equal to Bad.

Action(s) to be taken

Replace the failed drive as soon as possible.

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