The appliance uses alert messages to report issues with the resources it manages and monitors or with the appliance. An alert represents an event for a resource that might require user action. The types of alerts are:
Health alerts

Indicate the health of a resource

Life cycle alerts

Indicate activity on the resource. For example, powering on or off a server creates a life cycle alert.

Service alerts

Indicate a service request. Service alerts are generate by the remote support plugin for a service request.