Alerts - Email & SMS
This document provides instructions on how to configure alert notifications in VoltConsole to route the alert messages to your Email address or to your mobile phone using SMS. For information on Volterra alerts, see Alerts.
Note: If you do not have an account, see Create a Volterra Account.
- A valid Email address or phone number.
Configuring to send alerts to the Slack channel requires you to create alert receiver, policy, and policy set in the VoltConsole.
Step 1: Start creating the alert policy set.
Log into the VoltConsole and select system namespace or your application namespace in the namespace selector. Select
Manage from the configuration menu and
Alert Management from the options pane. Select
Alert Policy Sets from the options under the
Alert Management and click
Add Alert policy set.
Step 2: Add alert policies to the policy set.
Add a name and click
Select policy object to open the policy selection form. Click
Add new Alert Policy.
Step 3: Start configuring alert policy.
- Enter a name for the policy and click
Select receiver objectin the
Alert Receiver Configurationsection.
Add new Alert Receiverto start creating new alert receiver object.
Step 4: Configure alert receiver
- Enter name and select
- Enter an email address or phone number in the
Contact Numberfields according to the selected receiver type. In case of phone number, enter the number in the ITU E.164 format (
Continueto create the receiver and add to the receivers list in the policy object configuration.
- Select the created receiver and click
Select receiver objectin the alert receivers page.
Step 5: Complete configuring the alert policy.
Continueto create the policy object and add to the alert policies list in the policy set object configuration.
- Select the created policy and click
Select policy objectin the alert policies page. This applies the policy object to the policy set configuration and returns to the policy set page.
Step 6: Complete creating the alert policy set.
Save and Exit to create the policy set.
Step 7: Verify that the alerts are sent.
Alert Management from the configuration menu and select
Alert Receivers from the options. Perform the following:
Step 7.1: Verify the receiver.
Depending on your receiver type, do one of the following:
Verify Emailfor receiver of email type. Click
Send emailin the confirmation box.
Verify SMSfor receiver of SMS type. Click
Send SMSin the confirmation box.
The following is an example of verification option for receiver of type Email.
- Obtain the verification code from the verification email or SMS sent to your email address or phone number.
Enter Verification Codefor your receiver object. Enter the code in the verify receiver window and click
Note: Wait for the notification that the verification is successful.
Step 7.2: Send a test alert.
Send Test Alertfor your receiver object and click
Send test alertin the confirmation window.
- Check your inbox and verify that the alert is received.