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To help cloud users understand and respond to their VM and application performance, Abiquo 3.8 introduces Alarms and Alerts. Alarms define threshold conditions in VM metrics and Alerts check alarms for activation and notify users by email when specified conditions are met in VM metrics. Users can create alarms in the virtual machine configuration, as well as at the virtual appliance level in the same screens that are used to manage alerts.
There are four new privileges associated with alarms and alerts:
By default these privileges are only assigned to the cloud administrator role.
Within your virtual appliance, you can create alarm conditions for metrics on different virtual machines and combine them to create an alert.
Before you begin:
To configure an alarm for a virtual machine metric:
You can also create an alarm from the Control tab, using the + add button in the Alerts or Alarms panel.
To configure an alert that will notify you of the activation of an alarm group containing one or more alarms: