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To help cloud users understand and respond to their VM and application performance, Abiquo 3.8 introduces Alarms and Alerts which will notify users by email when specified conditions are met in VM metrics. 

To create an alert:

  1. For each virtual machine of interest
    1. Edit the virtual machine
      1. Enable metrics
      2. Select the metrics of interest
      3. Create an alarm based on these metrics
  2. On the virtual appliance Control page
    1. Create an alert based on your alarms
    2. Assign the alarms to the alert



Users can manage alarms from the Alarms tab within the virtual machine configuration. They can also manage both alarms and and also within the

 and Alerts from a new Control tab in the Virtual Appliance view. 



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Name of the alert. The name can contain up to 128 characters

DescriptionDescribe the alert
MutedSelect this checkbox to disable notifications for this alert






On the Alarms tab, assign alarms to the alert. If all alarms are activated, the alert will notify the users registered on the Actions tab.


On the Actions tab, enter the email address(es) to notify if the alarms are activated.


Click Save.

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