Managing Alertsedit

This functionality is in beta and is subject to change. The design and code is less mature than official GA features and is being provided as-is with no warranties. Beta features are not subject to the support SLA of official GA features.

The Alerts tab provides a cross-app view of alerting. Different Kibana apps like Metrics, APM, Uptime, and SIEM can offer their own alerts, and the Alerts tab provides a central place to:

Example alert listing in the Alerts and Actions UI

For more information on alerting concepts and the types of alerts and actions available, see Alerting and Actions.

Finding alertsedit

The Alerts tab lists all alerts in the current space, including summary information about their execution frequency, tags, and type.

The search bar can be used to quickly find alerts by name or tag.

Filtering the alerts list using the search bar

The type dropdown lets you filter to a subset of alert types.

Filtering the alerts list by types of alert

The Action type dropdown lets you filter by the type of action used in the alert.

Filtering the alert list by type of action

Creating and editing alertsedit

Many alerts must be created within the context of a Kibana app like Metrics, APM, or Uptime, but others are generic. Generic alert types can be created in the Alerts management UI by clicking the Create button. This will launch a flyout that guides you through selecting an alert type and configuring it’s properties. Refer to Alert types for details on what types of alerts are available and how to configure them.

After an alert is created, you can re-open the flyout and change an alerts properties by clicking the Edit button shown on each row of the alert listing.

Controlling alertsedit

The alert listing allows you to quickly mute/unmute, disable/enable, and delete individual alerts by clicking the action button.

The actions button allows an individual alert to be muted

These operations can also be performed in bulk by multi-selecting alerts and clicking the Manage alerts button:

The Manage alerts button lets you mute/unmute