PowerCLI Reference



This cmdlet retrieves alarms triggers.


Get-AlarmTrigger [-AlarmDefinition] <AlarmDefinition[]> [-TriggerType {Unknown | Event | Metric | State}] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet retrieves alarms triggers. The cmdlet returns a set of triggers that correspond to the filter criteria provided by the cmdlet parameters. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
AlarmDefinitionAlarmDefinition[]Specifies the alarm definitions for which you want to retrieve the triggers. The alarm name could be passed.trueFalse
ServerVIServer[]Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of the Connect-VIServer cmdlet.falseFalse
TriggerTypeTriggerTypeSpecifies the type of the trigger that you want to retrieve.falseFalse

Return Type




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Get-AlarmTrigger -AlarmDefinition $alarm

Retrieves all alarm triggers.

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Get-AlarmTrigger -AlarmDefinition $alarm -TriggerType Event

Retrieves alarm triggers of type Event.

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