Setting Up Alerts Based On Performance

Plumbr offers you the ability to trigger alerts on applications that respond slowly. Because Plumbr is based on real user monitoring, our triggers also reflect these very parameters. An example alerting threshold would be: “Notify me if median latency of all interactions exceeds 4s”.

 

Interactions (or API calls) are chosen as the basis for these alerts. The rolling window will allow you to prevent spurious notifications. Presently, you can configure one notification per application. If you require multiple alerts to be setup for a single application, please contact us at support@plumbr.io.

 

Steps to take to configure alerts:

  • Make sure you’ve configured alerting channels as specified.
  • In order to configure an alert, ensure that you have administrator-level privileges on your account.
  • Open the Performance view of the application you want to setup the alert for.

  • Click on the ” ⚙️ Set up alert” button on the top-right of the chart.

  • This will cause the chart to show an additional widget, which will appear at the bottom.

  • This widget will give you a percentage threshold, and a channel through which you would like to receive the alert.
  • As you set the threshold, you can see the Alert band (—) appear correspondingly.
  • Click on the “Set up alert” button to save this configuration.
  • You will receive alerts via the selected channel whenever the median latency exceeds the selected threshold.

Example Alert via email:

Example Alert in Slack:

In order to create a channel to be used for alerting, see here.