When custom beacons have been deployed, it is often required to create some notifications about the health / status of the beacon. For example you may want to configure a notification to alert an administrator if a particular test on a workload fails or takes too long to run

This article outlines the steps necessary to do that.

The first step is to access the monitoring settings from the menu:

After selecting the option from the menu you’ll see this page:

Select ‘Notifications’ from the list of options on the left, and you’ll see all the existing notifications for the tenant.

You can then begin adding a new notification:

To configure a notification when a workload result is degraded / poor:

  • Beacon Name = the beacon you want to be notified about
  • workload = name of the required workload
  • severity = degraded

If you want to know when any of the tests result in degraded or poor responses:

  • Beacon Name = the beacon you want to be notified about
  • severity = degraded

The final thing to configure is how to receive the notifications. To do this click on the notifications icon at the top right of the user interface, and choose ‘My alert settings’:

On the page in the interface you can choose different severities of alert, along with the method you want to receive the alert:

Note: In order to configure notifications the user that performs the actions outlined here needs to be in the System Administrator role.

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