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Notifiers are services that inform you of alert events. You can configure notifiers to send alert notifications to staff best suited to take corrective action.
Notifiers are configured at the cluster level. This model ensures that only cluster owners need to configure notifiers, leaving project owners to simply configure alerts in the scope of their projects. You don’t need to dispense privileges like SMTP server access or cloud account access.
Rancher integrates with a variety of popular IT services, including:
Set up a notifier so that you can begin configuring and sending alerts.
From the Global View, open the cluster that you want to add a notifier.
From the main menu, select Tools > Notifiers. Then click Add Notifier.
Select the service you want to use as your notifier, and then fill out the form.
Enter the name of the channel that you want to send alert notifications in the following format: #<channelname>.
Both public and private channels are supported.
Click Test. If the test is successful, the Slack channel you’re configuring for the notifier outputs Slack setting validated.
Slack setting validated
PagerDuty setting validated
Webhook setting validated
Available as of v2.2.0
Available as of v2.3.0 - Select Enable for Send Resolved Alerts if you wish to notify about resolved alerts.
Click Add to complete adding the notifier.
Result: Your notifier is added to Rancher.
After creating a notifier, set up alerts to receive notifications of Rancher system events.
After you set up notifiers, you can manage them. From the Global view, open the cluster that you want to manage your notifiers. Select Tools > Notifiers. You can: