Metric alerts are triggered when a metric exceeds a specific threshold for a specified period of time. Metrics are an aggregation of event occurrences. An example is to set an alert triggered when a Lambda function's error rate increases by 10% or more over the last 10 minutes.
The alert type is displayed below the alert name on the Alerts page.
Create a metric alert
- Navigate to Alerts and select Create New Alert.
- Select Metric as the type of alert.
- Name the alert in the Description field and select the service to which the alert applies.
- Specify the Condition that will trigger the alert.
- Select the resources to which the alert applies.
- Set the condition values in the When box.
- Select Save.
Apply resources to alerts
There are several way to apply resources to an alert:
Applies to all current resources; resources created after this alert is set are added automatically.
Applies to the selected resources; resources created after this alert is set may be added manually.
Resources with Tags
Applies to all resources with selected AWS or Lumigo tags; resources tagged with selected tags after this alert is set are added automatically.
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Updated 5 months ago