Creating an Alarm from a Custom Metric Chart
Passively monitor cloud resources with an alarm. Copy a query from the metric chart on the Metrics Explorer page to the Create Alarm page. Creating an alarm from a query involves adding a condition, or trigger rule, to the query and setting up notifications.
This page describes how to create an alarm from a query in the metric chart on the Metrics Explorer page. To create an alarm from a default metric chart, see Creating an Alarm from a Default Metric Chart. For more information about alarms, see Alarms Feature Overview.
- Create a basic query on the Metrics Explorer page.
- If the query isn't open, open it by clicking Edit queries.
- If more than one query is displayed, then click Edit query for the one that you want.
- Click Create Alarm.
Provide the rest of the information needed to create the alarm.
For reference, see Creating a Basic Alarm.
- Click Save alarm.
For alarm troubleshooting, see Troubleshooting Alarms.