Alert Destinations

This page describes configuring LOGIQ Insights alert destinations.

When an alert triggers, LOGIQ Insights sends alert details to its designated alert destinations. LOGIQ Insights supports following types of alert destinations.

  • E-mail

  • Slack

  • PagerDuty

  • Generic Webhook

Configuring Destinations

To configure alert destinations navigate to settings and open “Alert Destinations” tab

Alert Destinations

Email

It’s required to configure the e-mail server to receive e-mail notifications.

  1. Click on + New Alert Destination”, pick Email.

  2. Specify, recipient’s name & email address.

  3. Subject is configurable. It’s recommended to use format: Alert {alert_name} changed status to {state}. alert_name and state are template parameters and will be replaced by the urls to give more information about the alert that will have occurred.

James Smith's Email configuration

Email destination is created by clicking the save button.

Email Alert Destination

Slack

In your slack console, pick or create a channel such as #alerts-events in this example and create an incoming webhook by clicking on "Add Incoming Webhooks Integration"

Slack Webhooks integration

In your LOGIQ Insight's UI, Open “Alert Destinations” tab in the settings screen, and click on ”+ New Alert Destination”. Pick “Slack” as the type. Set the name, channel, etc. and provide a “Slack Webhook URL”, from above

Slack Destination Configuration

Pager Duty

Obtain the PagerDuty Integration Key from your PagerDuty service. Use Events API v2 Integration Type.

After obtaining the Integration Key:

  1. Open “Alert Destinations” tab in the settings screen, and click on ”+ New Alert Destination”.

  2. Pick “PagerDuty” as the type.

  3. Populate mandatory fields are Name and Integration Key obtained earlier.

PagerDuty Configuration

Associating alert destinations to alert

Once the Alert destinations are created, one or more alert destinations can be configured in alert create or edit ui. Each configured destination is notified whenever that alert triggers.