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Configuring Prometheus Alertmanager
Prometheus Alertmanager provides useful functionality around processing and managing alerts triggered by your Prometheus metric data. In this lab, you will have the opportunity to gain some hands-on experience with the process of configuring Alertmanager itself. You will be able to work with a real Alertmanager instance, making configuration changes to it.
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Set the `from` Address for Email Alerts
Add the Requested Templates Directory
Edit the Alertmanager configuration file:
sudo vi /etc/alertmanager/alertmanager.yml
Add the requested directory as a notification template location:
templates: - "/etc/alertmanager/templates/*.tmpl"
Restart Alertmanager to load the new configuration:
sudo systemctl restart alertmanager
Verify your configuration is valid by ensuring Alertmanager is running. Access Alertmanager in your browser:
Once you can see Alertmanager in your browser, click Status and look for your new configuration options in the Config section.
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