VMware Alarm notifications

Hello,
I had a power outtage and getting non stop VMware alarms..even though the system is back on. I turned off mail until I got the problem resolved thinking I would no longer get the alarms.. but as soon as I re-enabled mail(just popping my mail server info back in).. I am constantly getting them and don't know how to stop it. How can I clear the mail queue in VMware?

**EDIT ** - I did find this article.. but I don't understand the tables that it's speaking of or where to find them.

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=000056


Thank you,
kjs00333Asked:
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Seth SimmonsSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
I don't understand the tables that it's speaking of or where to find them.

probably the sql tables used by the vcenter database

if you are getting non-stop alarms, check your alarm settings
you can change from every x min to once
can't help on the sql part for clearing tables though
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
What is the Alarm - Screenshot please?

Have you cleared or Acknowledged the Alarm in vCenter Server ?
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kjs00333Author Commented:
Actually a restart of the Vcenter server cleared this for me. The alarms were power failure alarms I have setup to let me know if the server room had a power failure event.. which it did.
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