We needed a way to check if the VAMI file level backups of our vCenters and PSC’s have succeeded or not so i went ahead and started searching for a way to Alert on failed backups and make dashboards of Failed and Completed backups.
This is the Query i came up with to check if backups have started :
This you can change to “Failed” very easily to see if any backups have failed and make an Alert for it. Same goes for successfull backups.
Following Blogpost i found this info on right here:
Also wanted to mention that there is an existing issue with VAMI backups failing on DB Healthcheck as of this time of writing in vCenter 7.0.3 :