Sysdig Documentation

Set Up Notification Channels

Alerts are used in Sysdig Monitor when Event thresholds have been crossed, and in Sysdig Secure when Policy violations have occurred. Alerts can be sent over a variety of supported notification channels.Alerts

In the Settings panel of either Sysdig Monitor or Sysdig Secure, set up the notification channels to be used for alerting.

Add a Notification Channel

To add a new notification channel:

  1. Log in to Sysdig Monitor or Sysdig Secure as administrator and select Settings.

  2. Select Notification Channels.

    The Notifications main page is displayed:

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  3. Click Add Notification Channel +, and select the desired notification channel.

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  4. Follow the channel-specific steps to complete the configuration process:

Note

After you have set up a notification channel, it will appear as an available option to be assigned when you Add an Alert .

Edit a Notification Channel

To edit a notification channel:

  1. Log in to Sysdig Monitor or Sysdig Secure as administrator and select Settings.

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  2. Select Notification Channels.

  3. Locate the target channel and click the Edit button.

  4. Make the edits and click Done Editing to save the changes.

Test a Notification Channel

To test a notification channel:

  1. Log in to Sysdig Monitor or Sysdig Secure as administrator and select Settings.

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  2. Select Notification Channels.

  3. Select the three dots next to a created Notification Channel and click Test Channel.

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Note

If a notification is not received within 10 minutes, the notification channel is not working, and the configuration should be reviewed.