If you are using VDP in your environment you will probably from time to time see a need for disk consolidation on some of your VM's. It's not an problem but here is a quick setup how to define an alarm action on this type of problem with Email notification:

- create new alarm in your datacenter with this settings:

>>> Alarm name: something logical

>>> Alarm type: Monitor for specific events occuring on this object...

>>> Enable this alarm - checked

>>> Triggers tab - Add --> com.vmware.vc.VmDiskFailedToConsolidateEvent, status Warning

>>> Actions tab - Send a notification email with settings for "From normal to warning".

Next time you will be notified on provided mails about disk consolidation needs...

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