A virtual machine at the vCenter level can be removed, but it still appears in Foglight and the logical drives might still generate alarms.
This happens after running the delete stale objects script and/or rule or deleting it from Vmware Model.
Excluding specific logical drives may also be a requirement for administrative purposes.
VMW Virtual Machine Logical Drive Utilization (Deprecated)
VMW Virtual Machine Logical Drive Availability
VMW Virtual Machine Logical Drive Estimated Fill Time
Alarms from Logical Drives from removed Virtual Machines is a known defect in Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise referenced by Quest Tracking ID VFOG-8892
It is recommended to disable the original rule and making a copy of it. Then modify the scope to exclude the drive.
Defect Enhancement request VFOG-8892 has been submitted to Development for a fix in a future release. Please check the release notes of latest software to determine which bug fixes have been included in this release.
The latest version of Foglight can be downloaded here.