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Change Auditor for VMWare 7.0.2 - Event Reference Guide

VMware Upgrade

Error Upgrade Event

Created when a general error event from an upgrade is detected.

Medium

Info Upgrade Event

Created when a general information event from an upgrade is detected.

Medium

Upgrade Event

Created when an upgrade from VirtualCenter 1.x event is detected. (Disabled by default)

Medium

User Upgrade Event

Created when a general user event from an upgrade is detected.

Medium

Warning Upgrade Event

Created when a general warning event from an upgrade is detected.

Medium

VMware Virtual Machine

Customization Event

Created when a customization event occurs. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Failed

Created when the customization sequence failed. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Linux Identity Failed

Created when there is a failure to set Linux® identity. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Network Setup Failed

Created when the network setup failed in the VM guest during customization. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Started

Created when the customization sequence has started in the VM guest. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Succeeded

Created when the customization sequence completed successfully in the VM guest. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Sysprep Failed

Created when the Sysprep failed to run in the VM guest during customization. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Customization Unknown Failure

Created when the customization sequence failed unexpectedly in the VM guest. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Drs Rule Compliance Event

Created when a virtual machine comes into compliance with Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) rules.

Medium

Drs Rule Violation Event

Created when a virtual machine violates a DRS rule.

Medium

Drs VM Migrated

Created when a virtual machine migration that is recommended by DRS is detected.

Medium

Drs VM Powered On

Created when a virtual machine is powered on by DRS.

Medium

General Vm Error Event

Created when a general error event for a virtual machine is detected. (Disabled by default)

Medium

General Vm Info Event

Created when a general information event for a virtual machine is detected. (Disabled by default)

Medium

General Vm Warning Event

Created when a general warning event for a virtual machine is detected. (Disabled by default)

Medium

Migration Error Event

Created when a migration error is detected.

Medium

Migration Event

Created when a migration warning or error event is detected.

Medium

Migration Host Error Event

Created when a migration error that includes the destination host is detected.

Medium

Migration Host Warning Event

Created when a migration warning that includes the destination host is detected.

Medium

Migration Resource Error Event

Created when a migration error that includes both the destination host and resource pool is detected.

Medium

Migration Resource Warning Event

Created when a migration warning that includes both the destination host and resource pool is detected.

Medium

Migration Warning Event

Created when a migration warning is detected.

Medium

No Maintenance Mode Drs Recommendation for VM

Created when DRS did not recommend a migration for a powered on virtual machine, even though its host is going into maintenance mode.

Medium

Not Enough Resources to Start VM Event

Created when the HA does not find sufficient resources to failover a virtual machine.

High

Vm Acquired Mks Ticket

Created when a user successfully acquires an MKS ticket.

Medium

Vm Acquired Ticket

Created when a user successfully acquires a ticket.

Medium

Vm Auto Rename Event

Created when a virtual machine is automatically renamed because of a name conflict.

High

Vm Being Cloned

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being cloned.

Medium

Vm Being Cloned No Folder

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being cloned without specifying a destination folder.

Medium

Vm Being Created

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being created.

Medium

Vm Being Deployed

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being deployed from a template.

Medium

Vm Being Hot Migrated

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being hot-migrated.

Medium

Vm Being Migrated

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being migrated.

Medium

Vm Being Relocated

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being relocated.

Medium

Vm Clone Event

Created when a clone operation is detected.

Medium

Vm Clone Failed

Created when there is a failure to clone a virtual machine.

High

Vm Cloned

Created when a virtual machine cloning operation is completed.

Medium

Vm Config Missing Event

Created when the configuration file cannot be found.

Medium

Vm Connected

Created when a virtual machine is successfully connected.

Medium

Vm Created

Created when a virtual machine is successfully created.

Medium

Vm Das Being Reset Event

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being reset by HA VM Health Monitoring on hosts that do not support the create screenshot api or if the create screenshot api fails.

Medium

Vm Das Being Reset with Screenshot Event

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of being reset by HA VM Health Monitoring on hosts that support the create screenshot api.

Medium

Vm Das Reset Failed

Created when HA VM Health Monitoring fails to reset a virtual machine after failure.

Medium

Vm Das Update Error Event

Created when an error occurs when updating the HA agents with the current state of the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Das Update Ok Event

Created when the HA agents have been updated with the current state of the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Date Rolled Back

Created when the VirtualCenter server date is rolled back.

Medium

Vm Deploy Failed

Created when a virtual machine deployment operation fails to complete.

High

Vm Deployed

Created when a virtual machine deployment operation successfully completes.

Medium

Vm Disconnected

Created when a virtual machine is disconnected.

Medium

Vm Discovered

Created when a virtual machine is discovered.

Medium

Vm Disk Failed

Created when there is a failure to create a virtual disk in a virtual machine.

High

Vm Emigrating Event

Created when a virtual machine is emigrated.

Medium

Vm End Recording Event

Created when a recording session on a virtual machine ends.

Medium

Vm End Replaying Event

Created when a replay session on a virtual machine ends.

Medium

Vm Event

Created when a virtual machine event is detected.

Medium

Vm Failed Migrate

Created when there is a failure to migrate a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed Relayout

Created when there is a specific failure to relay out a virtual machine, such as a failure to access the disk.

High

Vm Failed Relayout On Vmfs2 Datastore

Created when there is a failure to relay out a virtual machine when the virtual machine still has disks on a VMFS2 volume.

High

Vm Failed Starting Secondary

Created when there is a VMotion failure when attempting to start a secondary virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Power Off

Created when there is a failure to power off a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Power On

Created when there is a failure to power on a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Reboot Guest

Created when there is a failure to reboot the guest on a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Reset

Created when there is a failure to reset a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Shutdown Guest

Created when there is a failure to shut down the guest on a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed To Standby Guest

Created when there is a failure to set the guest on a virtual machine to a standby state.

High

Vm Failed To Suspend

Created when there is a failure to suspend a virtual machine.

High

Vm Failed Updating Secondary Config

Created when the new primary fails to update the config of the secondary virtual machine, after a failover.

High

Vm Failover Failed

Created when a virtual machine failover is unsuccessful.

High

Vm Fault Tolerance State Changed

Created when there is a fault tolerance state change.

Medium

Vm Fault Tolerance Turned Off

Created when all secondary virtual machines have been removed and fault tolerance protection is turned off for a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Fault Tolerance Vm Terminated

Created when a secondary or primary virtual machine is terminated. The reason could be: divergence, lost connection to secondary, partial hardware failure of secondary, or by user.

High

Vm Guest Reboot Event

Created when a virtual machine guest reboot request event is detected.

High

Vm Guest Shutdown Event

Created when a virtual machine guest shutdown request event is detected.

Medium

Vm Guest Standby Event

Created when a virtual machine guest standby request event is detected.

Medium

Vm Instance Uuid Assigned

Created when a new instance UUID is assigned to a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Instance Uuid Changed

Created when a virtual machine’s instance UUID is changed.

Medium

Vm Instance Uuid Conflict Event

Created when there is a conflict between virtual machine instance UUIDs.

High

Vm Mac Assigned

Created when a new MAC address is assigned to a virtual network adapter.

Medium

Vm Mac Changed

Created when a virtual machine’s MAC address is changed.

Medium

Vm Mac Conflict Event

Created when there is a MAC address conflict for a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Max FTRestart Count Reached

Created when FT virtual machine reaches the max restart count.

Medium

Vm Max Restart Count Reached

Created when the virtual machine reaches the max restart count.

Medium

Vm Message Error Event

Created when an error message (consisting of a collection of observations) is thrown by the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Message Event

Created when a message is thrown by the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Message Warning Event

Created when a warning message (consisting of a collection of observations) is thrown by the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Migrated

Created when a virtual machine is migrated.

Medium

Vm No Compatible Host For Secondary Event

Created when no compatible host is found to place a secondary virtual machine.

Medium

Vm No Network Access Event

Created when there is a migration failure when the destination host is not on the same network as the source host.

Medium

Vm Orphaned

Created when there is a virtual machine for which no host is responsible.

Medium

Vm Power Off On Isolation Event

Created when a virtual machine has been powered off on an isolated host in a HA database.

Medium

Vm Powered Off

Created when a virtual machine is finished powering off.

Medium

Vm Powered On

Created when a virtual machine is finished powering on.

Medium

Vm Powering On With Customized DVPort

Created when a virtual machine is powering on using DVPorts with port level configuration, which might be different from the DVportgroup.

Medium

Vm Primary Failover Event

Created when there is a fault tolerance failover. The reason could be: lost connection to primary, partial hardware failure of primary, or by user.

Medium

Vm Reconfigured

Created when a virtual machine is reconfigured.

Medium

Vm Registered

Created when a virtual machine is successfully registered.

Medium

Vm Relayout Successful Event

Created when a virtual machine is successfully converted to the new virtual machine format on a VMFS3 volume.

Medium

Vm Relayout Up To Date Event

Created when a virtual machine is already in the correct format. No relay out is necessary.

Medium

Vm Reload From Path Event

Created when a virtual machine is successfully reloaded from a new configuration path.

Medium

Vm Reload From Path Failed

Created when a virtual machine fails to reload from a new configuration path.

Medium

Vm Relocate Failed

Created when there is a failure to relocate a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Relocate Spec Event

Created when a relocate or clone event is detected.

Medium

Vm Relocated

Created when a virtual machine is successfully relocated.

Medium

Vm Remote Console Connected

Created when a remote console is connected to the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Remote Console Disconnected

Created when a remote console is disconnected from the virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Removed

Created when a virtual machine is removed from VirtualCenter management.

Medium

Vm Renamed

Created when a virtual machine is renamed.

Medium

Vm Resetting Event

Created when a virtual machine is reset.

Medium

Vm Resource Pool Moved

Created when a virtual machine is moved from one resource pool to another.

Medium

Vm Resource Reallocated

Created when a virtual machine’s resource allocation is changed.

Medium

Vm Restarted On Alternate Host

Created when a virtual machine is restarted on a different host, since its original host failed.

Medium

Vm Resuming Event

Created when a virtual machine is resuming, after being suspended.

Medium

Vm Secondary Added

Created when a secondary virtual machine is added.

Medium

Vm Secondary Disabled

Created when a secondary virtual machine is disabled.

Medium

Vm Secondary Disabled By System

Created when a fault tolerance secondary virtual machine is disabled by vCenter because the virtual machine could not be powered on.

Medium

Vm Secondary Enabled

Created when a secondary virtual machine is enabled.

Medium

Vm Secondary Started

Created when a secondary virtual machine is successfully started.

Medium

Vm Shutdown On Isolation Event

Created when a virtual machine has been shut down on an isolated host in a HA cluster.

High

Vm Start Recording Event

Created when a recording session on a virtual machine is started.

Medium

Vm Start Replaying Event

Created when a replay session on a virtual machine is started.

Medium

Vm Starting Event

Created when a virtual machine is powering on.

Medium

Vm Starting Secondary Event

Created when there is a VMotion to start a secondary virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Static Mac Conflict Event

Created when there is a static MAC address conflict for a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Stopping Event

Created when a virtual machine is stopping.

Medium

Vm Suspended

Created when a virtual machine is finished suspending.

Medium

Vm Suspending Event

Created when a virtual machine is suspending.

Medium

Vm Timedout Starting Secondary Event

Created when there is a timeout when attempting to start a secondary virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Unsupported Starting

Created when an unsupported guest is powering on.

Medium

Vm Upgrade Complete Event

Created when an upgrade operation is successfully completed.

Medium

Vm Upgrade Failed

Created when there is a failure to upgrade the virtual hardware on a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Upgrading Event

Created when a virtual machine is in the process of having its hardware upgraded.

Medium

Vm Uuid Assigned

Created when a new BIOS UUID is assigned to a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Uuid Changed

Created when a virtual machines’ BIOS UUID is changed.

Medium

Vm Uuid Conflict Event

Created when there is a conflict of virtual machine BIOS UUIDs.

High

Vm Wwn Assigned

Created when a new WWN (World Wide Name) is assigned to a virtual machine.

Medium

Vm Wwn Changed

Created when a virtual machine’s WWN (World Wide Name) is changed.

Medium

Vm Wwn Conflict Event

Created when there is a conflict of virtual machine WWNs (World Wide Names).

High

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