Alert Rules

You can add account-level rules for your clusters. These rules will be applied to all clusters on your account based on the database type you choose.

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Advantages

Global level account rules are really beneficial.

For example, if you'd like to create a rule to check if the CPU on your MongoDB clusters has gone above 70% usage, you can create one global rule that will apply to all your MongoDB clusters instead of going to the cluster-level and creating rules individually.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Global rules > Alert rules:

Step 1: Navigate to the Alert rules section under SettingsStep 1: Navigate to the Alert rules section under Settings

Step 1: Navigate to the Alert rules section under Settings

Step 2: You can create alert rules for your cluster based on database type. The procedure for creating a rule is pretty similar to what you would expect at the cluster-level.

Step 2: Choose a database type to create an alert ruleStep 2: Choose a database type to create an alert rule

Step 2: Choose a database type to create an alert rule

Step 3: Once you've created the rule, it will show up in the list of rules below. You can also edit or delete the rule if you would like to change something.

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Once the rule has been added, you cannot change the metric type. For that, you would have to delete the existing rule and create a new one.

Step 3: Global alert rule for all MongoDB clustersStep 3: Global alert rule for all MongoDB clusters

Step 3: Global alert rule for all MongoDB clusters

Step 4: Click on the Save button to save your list of rules.