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Tags & Alerts

This brief video tutorial walks you through configuring tags and alerts in Logentries. 

Step-by-Step: Create a Tag

  1. Log into your Logentries account or Create an Account.
  2. Hover your mouse over the tag icon on the left side nav, and then click the “Create Tag” link. 
  3. On the Basic Tag tab, enter a name for your new tag and a pattern.  For example: 

  4. Configure the label for the tag, by entering a name and choosing a color.

  5. Click the “Done” link to apply your label. 
  6. Choose the log that you would like your new tag to be assigned to.

  7. You can now scroll down and click the “Save Changes” button to create this tag. Or, you can continue to the next section to create a Basic Alert.

Step-by-Step: Create a Basic Alert

  1. To configure a basic alert, continue from the steps above on the “Create New Tags And Alerts” page
  2. Scroll to the Add an Alert section. Adjust the match slider to determine the number of times the pattern specified at the top of the page should be seen before an alert will trigger. 

  3. Adjust the Report slider to determine how frequently you would like to be notified when this threshold is crossed. 

  4. Check the “Email” box and enter any addresses, or teams, you would like notified when this alert triggers. 

  5. Alternatively, you can configure the alert to be sent via one of our third party integrations by clicking on the “Other Options” link.

  6. Scroll down and click the “Save Changes” button to save this tag and alert.
  7. For more information on Anomaly Alerts and Inactivity Alerts please see the doc pages and the video here
  8. You’re done! For additional support, contact

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