Configuring the Dial Home for Hyperscale and Appliance Hardware Alert


The Dial home for Hyperscale and Appliance hardware alert is setup by default to save the hardware errors in the CommCell Dashboard on You can open the CommCell Alerts report to view these alerts.

These alerts are also sent to the Commvault Maintenance Advantage Customer Support at by default. You must configure the alert with the contact information and additional details to facilitate subsequent action by Commvault Customer Support to resolve the hardware error.


  • Resolution for hardware issues will be dictated by your Hardware Service Level Agreement (SLA) level.

  • Alerts received during weekends, holidays, or overnight hours may result in contact being made depending on your Maintenance Contract. Ensure that the listed contact is available at all times.

Before You Begin

To send email messages from the Command Center, you must set up an email server. For more information on setting up the email server, see Configuring an Email Server.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Monitoring > Alerts.

    The Triggered alerts page appears.

  2. On the Alerts definitions tab, click Dial home for Hyperscale and Appliance hardware alert.

    The Dial home for Hyperscale and Appliance hardware page appears.

  3. Click Edit Template in the upper-right area of the page.

    The Edit template page appears.

  4. Click the View HTML button.

    The View HTML page appears.

  5. Copy, paste the following code in the HTML:

    <tr><td style="padding-top:7px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:7px;padding-left:20px;"><span style="color:#444444;font-family:sans-serif;font-size:medium;"><strong>Contact Information</strong></span> </td>

    <td colspan="2"><span style="color:#444444;font-family:sans-serif;font-size:medium;">Type your contact information (email ID, Phone number) that the Customer Support should call or e-mail when alerts are received. </span> </td>


    Add the code between the 2 lines shown in the following example:

  6. Click Update.

    The Edit Template page will display the information as shown in the following example:

  7. Enter your Contact Information that the Commvault Maintenance Advantage Customer Support should use as a contact in your organization.

  8. Click Save.


The information will be saved and an alert will be generated to Commvault Maintenance Advantage Customer Support when a hardware error is detected.

What to Do Next

The pre-defined Event Raiser Alert for Monitoring Policy alert must be enabled in order to receive notifications associated with the events in the Event Viewer. For more information, see Enabling the HyperScale OS Log Alert.