The Alerts tab provides a cross-app view of alerting. Different Kibana apps like Observability, Security, Maps and Machine Learning can offer their own alerts. The Alerts tab provides a central place to:
For more information on alerting concepts and the types of alerts and actions available, see Alerting and Actions.
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.
The type dropdown lets you filter to a subset of alert types.
The Action type dropdown lets you filter by the type of action used in the alert.
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 Alerts 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.
The alert listing allows you to quickly mute/unmute, disable/enable, and delete individual alerts by clicking the action button.
These operations can also be performed in bulk by multi-selecting alerts and clicking the Manage alerts button: