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How to get alerts on VMware vCenter before a VM's HardDisk before full?

How to get alerts in Windows 2012/2016/2019 servers before the Hard Drive becomes full, in VMware vCenter 6.5

Is there any way this can be done? and If so, How
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Hello There

8/22/2022 - Mon
Hello There

Right-click on the VM -> Alarms -> New Alarm Definition -> Trigger: VM Total Size on Disk -> Action: Send a notification email

You can also use Veeam One, Spiceworks, Nagios, Zabbix... They will monitor it for you too.
cgeorgeisaac

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thank you helloThere.  
will try and let you know.
cgeorgeisaac

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I tried your advice but could not figure it out in VCenter 6.5.   Could you specifically provide with examples:
Right Click the VM > New Alarm Definition> Will it be Specific Condition  oR > Specific Event occurring on this object
Please will appreciate if you give me specific example for a VM having 2 HDs

Many thanks.
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Fantastic! That helps.  
Many thanks.
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You are welcome. I am glad you got it working!