Splunk® App for VMware

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Task and Event Details

Use the Task and Event details dashboard to quickly and easily look at tasks and events that have occurred on the various entities in your environment.

You can filter results based on:

  • Specific tasks.
  • Users.
  • A specific message.
  • Entities in your environment, such as vCenter servers, hosts, virtual machines, and so on.

The source types vmware:events or vmware:tasks must be present for this dashboard to work correctly.

Use the drop-down lists on the dashboard to filter your search results. The drop-down lists are explained in the table below.

Field Description
Time range The time range over which events are reported.
Event Classification This is a list of all events that you can review. The default value is All.
Virtual Center Enter the name of a vCenter server.
Datacenter Enter the name of a data center.
Cluster Enter the name of a cluster.
Host Enter the name of a host.
Virtual Machine Enter the name of a Virtual Machine.
Username Enter the name of a user.
Task Enter a specific task.
Message Enter a specific message relevant to a task or event.
Last modified on 22 October, 2021
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® App for VMware: 3.4.1, 3.4.2, 3.4.3, 3.4.4, 3.4.5, 3.4.7, 4.0.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.3


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