Escalate an Alert
You can escalate one or more alerts at a time to create an event that can be tracked by an external ticketing system.
- Select an alert by clicking on empty space in the alert row.
The Alerts UI displays a panel listing the status of the alert all available data in Elasticsearch about the alert.The current alert status is highlighted.Note
To manage more than one alert at a time, click the check boxes at the end of alert rows, then select the action you want to perform from the ACTIONS menu.
HCP writes the event to a Kafka escalation topic. An external orchestration software can pick up the event from the topic and use the API to create an incident or append to an existing incident.
- You can also add a comment to this action by clicking (Comment button), entering your comment in the Comments field, and clicking ADD COMMENT.