VMWARE vcenter how can I "break inheritance" for a specific VM

Posted on 2015-02-24
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Last Modified: 2015-03-07
I have all alarms defined at the ROOT vcenter level , how can I create an alarm for just one VM( call civit) and then " break the inheritance" for the alarms so that only a single alarm apply to this VM (civit)

I am not sure how to do this
Question by:NAMEWITHELD12
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Muhammad Mulla earned 2000 total points
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I don't believe that it is possible to break inheritance for alarms.

What you can do is remove alarms from a higher level and create them at the folder level to give you more control.

Below is a reference for VMware 4, but I don't this this has changed.

REF: https://pubs.vmware.com/vsphere-4-esx-vcenter/index.jsp?topic=/com.vmware.vsphere.dcadmin.doc_41/vc_client_help/working_with_alarms/c_working_with_alarms.html

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thanks and sorry for the delay

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