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Creating Alerts

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Last updated on November 7, 2019


The Alerts dialog allows you to set up complex alerts criteria for a particular data volume so that you can get notified by email. A newly created alert is activated and listed on the Saved Alerts list.

To create an alert:

  1. On the left pane, click Alerts.

  2. The Alerts dialog appears. From here you can either click the add Add New Alert button or click + Add New Alert on the right pane.

  3. The Details tab appears on the right pane, complete the following fields:

    FieldDescription
    NameType the name of your alert.
    Alert TypeSelect the alert type between Metric or Dimension.
    Alert MeSelect the criteria to trigger the alert. You can add additional rows of criteria by selecting And or Or, if needed.
    FrequencySelect the alert frequency (hour, timezone, and if triggered daily or hourly).
    FiltersClick the + button to open the Filters dialog if you need to add filters.
    Alert End inSelect when to end the alert (1 Week, 30 Days, or Never).
    Email RecipientsYour email is listed by default, you can add recipients by typing their email and then pressing Enter on your keyboard.
  4. Click Save. The alert appears on the Saved Alerts list and its toggle switch is set to on by default.