Alerts are a way of notifying changes and threshold limits in a hybrid cloud environment. This is done through either an e-mail or an SNMP trap. Before we can work with creating and using alerts, a couple of prerequisites need to be performed:
Alerts can be created for virtual machines, instances, and CloudForms Management Engine operations.
They can be created for each of these categories based on some default values provided by CloudForms Management Engine, or using custom expressions.