You can view different types of system alerts in XenCenter by clicking Notifications and then Alerts.
The Alerts view displays various types of alerts, for example:
XenCenter is equipped with powerful filtering capabilities. It enables you to filter alerts displayed on the Alerts tab so you can view alerts only from specific pools or servers, or only those generated during a specific time period. For some alerts, it may be possible to quickly address the issue that caused the alert to be generated. The following table lists various options available in the Alerts view.
|Filter by Severity|| Filters alerts by their severity
By default, alerts of all severity levels will be displayed on the Alerts tab. To view alerts of a particular severity, click Filter by Severity and then cancel the selection on other severity levels from the list. Click Show All to view all the alerts.
|Filter by Location|| Filters alerts by the source from which they originate
By default, alerts from all hosts connected to XenCenter will be displayed. To stop displaying alerts from a specific host, click the drop-down list and cancel the selection on the host. Clicking again on the host toggles your selection.
|Filter by Date|| Filters alerts based on the time of occurrence
By default, all alerts for the current XenCenter session will be displayed. Click the drop-down list and select a date range from the list. Alternatively, click Custom to define your own date range by specifying the start and end date/time. Click Show All to view all the alerts.
|Refresh||If new alerts are generated when the Alerts tab is open, they may not appear in the list. Click Refresh to view an updated the list.|
|Export All||Exports alerts as a comma delimited (.csv) file for viewing and analysis in external applications.|
|Dismiss All|| Removes alerts from the view
To dismiss or remove all the alerts, click Dismiss All. To dismiss a specific set of alerts, select the required alerts from the list, and click Dismiss Selected.
|Actions|| Enables you to perform specific actions on the alerts
displayed. The Actions drop-down list displays all actions available for the
Select an alert from the list and then click the action item relevant to the alert to address it. For example, click:
You can configure XenCenter to send email notifications when alerts are generated for any of the servers and virtual machines in a pool, or for a standalone server and its virtual machines.
When you turn on the email notification feature, you will be sent an email notification when alerts with a priority of 3 or higher are generated. (You can assign a priority for different types of alerts through the XenServer xe command line interface (CLI); see the XenServer Administrator's Guide for details.)
To turn on email notification