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Sending Report as an Alert Payload

You can send a detailed Report or an External Report (Visualization) to provide Users with more information on the Alert cause.

The starting point for Alert generation is always a Metric.  Once you create a Metric to trigger Alerts, you can perform additional functions.  

The whole process comprises:

  1. Building a Metric
  2. Configuring an Alert Rule
  3. Adding a Report to an Alert payload

1. Build a Metric

In order to build a Metric:

  1. Go to New > Metric > Create New
  2. Configure the Settings

To learn more about creating Metrics, refer to:

2. Create an Alert Rule

  1. Click the [Alert icon]
  2. Access Alert Creation Wizard
  3. Define your Alert type and criteria
  4. Go to Step 3 (Content)
  5. From Send with the Alert dropdown, select Other element

For more information, see Types of Alert Rules

3. Add a Report or External Report to payload

  1. Chose the element from the dropdown.
  2. Preview the Alert message to make sure it contains the required Report.