When you’re using different types of storage in your vSphere environment, you might need to use different kind of alarms. So I thought to be smart and create a lot of folders and assign different alarms to these folders. When the folders and alarms where ready, I moved the Datastores into the folders. Everything looks perfect so far. I was able to add different alarms for each type of Datastores. This scenario is also described by Jeremy Waldrop. The setup looks like this:
So far so good.
But… when I added a new Datastore and started a rescan on a cluster ……. vCenter freezes with a deadlock!