what variables can be used in vmware probe messages?

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NIMSOFT PROBES DX Infrastructure Management

Issue/Introduction

The Vmware probe documentation details several variables that can be used in alarm messages here. It does not however detail what each of the variables means.



What information does each of the variables return?

Environment

Release: CNMSPP99000-8.47-Unified Infrastructure Mgmt-Server Pack-- On Prem
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Resolution

The following variables are available to the vmware probe alarm messages

  • $resource - the vcenter
  • $host - The vcenter server
  • $port - The vcenter server port
  • $descr - The monitor description
  • $monitor - The name of the monitor
  • $key - The monitor key
  • $unit - the Monitor unit
  • $value = the value of the monitor
  • $oper or $operator = The alarm operator (=, > etc.)
  • $thr = The configured threshold value¬†
  • $info = the alarm or event text received from Vcenter
    • this is only populated when the alarm is forwarded directly from vcenter. If the Alarm is based on a QOS then this variable will not be populated