Custom monitoring provides you with the alert feature. When you configure an alert rule, you must select an application group. When an alert is triggered based on the alert rule, a notification is sent to the alert contacts of the application group.

Prerequisites

Monitoring data is reported to Cloud Monitor. For more information, see Overview.

Configure an alert rule on the Custom Monitoring page

  1. Log on to the Cloud Monitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Custom Monitoring.
  3. On the Custom Monitoring page, click the Alert Rules tab.
  4. On the Alert Rules tab, click Create Alert Rule.
  5. In the Create/modify custom monitoring and alert rules panel, configure the alert rule for the custom metric.
  6. Click Confirm.

Configure an alert rule on the Application Groups page

  1. Log on to the Cloud Monitor console.
  2. In the left-side navigation pane, click Application Groups.
  3. On the Application grouping tab, click the name or ID of the application group that you want to manage.
  4. In the left-side navigation pane of the page that appears, click Custom Monitoring.
  5. On the Custom Monitoring page, click the Alert Rules tab.
  6. On the Alert Rules tab, click Create Alert Rule.
  7. In the Create/modify custom monitoring and alert rules panel, configure the alert rule for the custom metric.
  8. Click Confirm.

Related operations

On the Alert Rules tab, find the alert rule that you want to manage and click Modify, Delete, Disable, or Enable in the Operation column to perform the corresponding operation on the alert rule for the custom metric.