There are several ways to create an alert:

  • In Kibana Discover, click the button Create alert. The form will automatically be filled in with the search query, filters, and selected accounts.

  • From the top menu, select Alerts & Events > New alert

  • From the top menu, select Alerts & Events > Alert definitions and click the button + New alert.

  • You also have an option to create an alert based on an Application Insight or Cognitive Insight suggested by

    From the top menu, select Insights. Click the Menu button for the relevant Insight and select Create an alert.

  • You can duplicate an existing alert in the same account when you want to reuse its configuration without creating it from scratch.

    To duplicate an alert, go to the Alert definitions page, hover over the alert, click its action menu () and select Duplicate.

    Duplicate alert