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Alerting is an extremely useful feature provided by Logstail. We provide you a mechanism to receive alerts when certain indicators exceed the thresholds been defined. An important part of any log management system is alerting. Rather than searching log data for specific events, our platform offers the alerting functionality. Logstail has the ability to save your searches on a schedule that is determined bu you and send messages or emails when alerts are being triggered.

Now you have the ability to be immediately notified for performance or other issues and take the appropriate measures to mitigate the problem. This functionality is a must when you want to have real-time operational awareness of your systems.

In this article, we will demonstrate how the alerting mechanism is functioning, but before doing we will explain the basic terms in the next section, which are:

  1. Destinations
  2. Monitors
  3. Triggers
  4. Actions
  5. Alerts
  6. Dashboards

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