Configure Alert Settings¶
On this page
For each organization and project, you can select which conditions trigger alerts and how users are notified.
M0 free clusters and
M2/M5 shared clusters
only trigger alerts related to the metrics supported by
those clusters. See Atlas M0 (Free Cluster), M2, and M5 Limitations for complete documentation
M0/M2/M5 alert and metric limitations.
Configure an Alert¶
When you create a new alert, you can clone an existing alert.
Configure a Maintenance Window Alert¶
You can configure Maintenance Window Alerts for projects with configured maintenance windows.
Navigate to the Alerts page for your project.¶
- If it is not already displayed, select the organization that contains your desired project from the Organizations menu in the navigation bar.
- If it is not already displayed, select your desired project from the Projects menu in the navigation bar.
- Click the Project Alerts icon in the navigation bar, or click Alerts in the sidebar.
Click Alert Settings.¶
Select the maintenance window alerts you want to configure.¶
You can configure the following maintenance window alerts:
For the alert you want to configure, click then Edit in that alert setting's row.
Select the alert recipients and delivery methods.¶
In the Send to section, click Add and select from the options described in the following table.
Sends the alert by email or text message to users with specific roles in the Project.
Atlas Project is the default alert recipient. You can configure the roles the alert is sent to and how it's delivered. You can't add a second Atlas Project as the recipient.
Atlas Project is available as an option in the Add list only if it is not currently in the recipients list.
Sends the alert by email or text message to users with specific roles in the Organization.
Sends the alert by email or text message to a specified Atlas user.
Sends the alert to an email address.
Sends the alert to a mobile number. Atlas removes all
punctuation and letters and uses only the digits. If you are
outside of the United States or Canada, include
For New Zealand enter
Sends the alert to a Slack channel. Enter the channel name and either an API token or a Bot token. To create an API token, see the https://api.slack.com/web page in your Slack account. To learn more about Bot users in Slack, see https://api.slack.com/bot-users.
Sends the alert to a Flowdock account. Enter the following:
Sends an HTTP POST request to an endpoint for programmatic processing. The request body contains a JSON document that uses the same format as the Atlas Administration API Alerts resource.
This option is available only if you have configured Webhook settings on the Integrations page.
Sends the alert to a Datadog account as a Datadog event.
When the alert is first opened, Atlas sends the alert as an "error" event. Subsequent updates are sent as "info" events. When the alert is closed, Atlas sends a "success" event.
If prompted, enter your Datadog API key under API Key and click Validate Datadog API Key.