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  1. Go to Virtual datacenters
  2. Go to Virtual Appliances → Virtual machines. Create and configure your VMs. See Manage Virtual Machines
    1. Remember to enable go to Monitoring and fetch metrics. See VM monitoring and metrics
  3. Go to Virtual appliance → Monitoring and check that the platform is retrieving metrics. You may have to wait a few minutes
  4. Go to Alarms. Create alarms for built-in metrics, scaling group metrics, and custom metrics as required

    1. To create alarms, go to an Alarms tab in either the Virtual datacenters view (see Manage cloud alarms) or the Infrastructure view (see Infrastructure Alarms).

    2. Select an entity, a metric, and a metric statistic and enter a threshold, then save the alarm

  5. Create alerts to notify users. See Manage Alerts.  

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    • You can also use these alerts to trigger scaling, see Cloud bursting.