1.8 Object Icon Colors

The icon for an object may be one of three colors: gray, yellow or red. These colors represent the status of the object and the color meanings are listed in table Table 1.5, “Object Icon Colors”.

Table 1.5 Object Icon Colors

Icon Color

Icon Example



Virtual Machine icon

Normal. No warning or error events.


Virtual Machine Warning icon

The object has a warning event associated with it.


Virtual Machine Error icon

The object has an error event associated with it.


Server Unknown State icon

The object is in an unknown state.

To see the events associated with an object, select the object in the navigation tree. Select Events in the management pane's Perspective drop-down list. All the events for that object is listed in the table.