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Get Open Alerts for Alert Configuration

Note

Groups and projects are synonymous terms. Your {GROUP-ID} is the same as your project id. For existing groups, your group/project id remains the same. This page uses the more familiar term group when referring to descriptions. The endpoint remains as stated in the document.

Base URL: https://{OPSMANAGER-HOST}:{PORT}/api/public/v1.0

Resource

GET /groups/{GROUP-ID}/alertConfigs/{ALERT-CONFIG-ID}/alerts

Request Path Parameters

Parameter Type Description
GROUP-ID string (Required.) Group identifier.
ALERT-CONFIG-ID string (Required.) Alert configuiration identifier.

Request Query Parameters

This endpoint may use any of the HTTP request query parameters available to all Ops Manager API resources. These are all optional.

Name Type Description Default
pageNum integer Page number (1-based). 1
itemsPerPage integer Maximum number of items to return, up to a maximum of 100. 100
pretty boolean Flag indicating whether the response body should be in a prettyprint format. false
envelope boolean

Flag indicating whether or not to wrap the response in an envelope.

Some API clients cannot access the HTTP response headers or status code. To remediate this, set envelope=true in the query.

For endpoints that return a list of results, the results object is an envelope. Ops Manager adds the status field to the response body.

false

Request Body Parameters

This endpoint does not use HTTP request body parameters.

Response

Response Document

The response JSON document includes an array of result objects, an array of link objects and a count of the total number of result objects retrieved.

Name Type Description
results object array This array includes one object for each item detailed in the results Embedded Document section.
links object array This array includes one or more links to sub-resources and/or related resources. The relations between URLs are explained in the Web Linking Specification.
totalCount number The count of the total number of items in the result set. It may be greater than the number of objects in the results array if the entire result set is paginated.

results Embedded Document

Each result is one alert configuration.

Note

Alert details vary. An alert may only include a subset of these elements.

Name Type Description
id string Unique identifier for the alert.
groupId string Unique identifier of the group that this alert was opened for.
alertConfigId string Unique identifier of the alert configuration that triggered this alert.
eventTypeName string

The name of the event that triggered the alert.

  • Host alerts support these values:
    • HOST_DOWN
    • HOST_RECOVERING
    • VERSION_BEHIND
    • HOST_EXPOSED
    • OUTSIDE_METRIC_THRESHOLD
  • Agent alerts support these values:
    • MONITORING_AGENT_DOWN
    • MONITORING_AGENT_VERSION_BEHIND
    • BACKUP_AGENT_DOWN
    • BACKUP_AGENT_VERSION_BEHIND
    • BACKUP_AGENT_CONF_CALL_FAILURE
  • Backup alerts support these values:
    • OPLOG_BEHIND
    • CLUSTER_MONGOS_IS_MISSING
    • RESYNC_REQUIRED
    • BAD_CLUSTERSHOTS
    • RS_BIND_ERROR (x alerts only)
    • BACKUP_TOO_MANY_RETRIES (global alerts only)
    • BACKUP_IN_UNEXPECTED_STATE (global alerts only)
    • LATE_SNAPSHOT (global alerts only)
    • SYNC_SLICE_HAS_NOT_PROGRESSED (global alerts only)
    • BACKUP_JOB_TOO_BUSY (global alerts only)
    • GROUP_TAGS_CHANGED (global alerts only)
  • Project alerts support these values:
    • USERS_AWAITING_APPROVAL
    • USERS_WITHOUT_MULTI_FACTOR_AUTH
  • Replica set alerts support these values:
    • CONFIGURATION_CHANGED
    • PRIMARY_ELECTED
    • TOO_FEW_HEALTHY_MEMBERS
    • TOO_MANY_UNHEALTHY_MEMBERS
    • NO_PRIMARY
  • Sharded cluster alerts support this value:
    • CLUSTER_MONGOS_IS_MISSING
  • User alerts support these values:
    • JOINED_GROUP
    • REMOVED_FROM_GROUP
typeName string This field is deprecated and will be ignored.
status string

The current state of the alert. Possible values are:

  • TRACKING

    The alert condition exists but has not persisted beyond the defined notification delay. For details, see Request Query Parameters.

  • OPEN

  • CLOSED

  • CANCELLED

acknowledgedUntil date The date through which the alert has been acknowledged. Will not be present if the alert has never been acknowledged.
acknowledgementComment string The comment left by the user who acknowledged the alert. Will not be present if the alert has never been acknowledged.
acknowledgingUsername string The username of the user who acknowledged the alert. Will not be present if the alert has never been acknowledged.
created date When the alert was opened.
updated date When the alert was last updated.
resolved date When the alert was closed. Only present if the status is CLOSED.
lastNotified date When the last notification was sent for this alert. Only present if notifications have been sent.
hostnameAndPort string The hostname and port of each host to which the alert applies. Only present for alerts of type HOST, HOST_METRIC, and REPLICA_SET.
hostId string Unique identifier of the host to which the metric pertains. Only present for alerts of type HOST, HOST_METRIC, and REPLICA_SET.
replicaSetName string Name of the replica set. Only present for alerts of type HOST, HOST_METRIC, BACKUP, and REPLICA_SET.
metricName string

The name of the measurement whose value went outside the threshold. Only present if eventTypeName is set to OUTSIDE_METRIC_THRESHOLD.

For possible values, see Measurement Types for Alerts on this page.

currentValue object The current value of the metric that triggered the alert. Only present for alerts of type HOST_METRIC.
currentValue.number number The value of the metric.
currentValue.units string

The units for the value. Depends on the type of metric. For example, a metric that measures memory consumption would have a byte measurement, while a metric that measures time would have a time unit. Possible values are:

  • RAW
  • BITS
  • BYTES
  • KILOBITS
  • KILOBYTES
  • MEGABITS
  • MEGABYTES
  • GIGABITS
  • GIGABYTES
  • TERABYTES
  • PETABYTES
  • MILLISECONDS
  • SECONDS
  • MINUTES
  • HOURS
  • DAYS
clusterId string The Unique identifier of the cluster to which this alert applies. Only present for alerts of type BACKUP, REPLICA_SET, and CLUSTER.
clusterName string The name the cluster to which this alert applies. Only present for alerts of type BACKUP, REPLICA_SET, and CLUSTER.
sourceTypeName string

For alerts of the type BACKUP, the type of server being backed up. Possible values are:

  • REPLICA_SET
  • SHARDED_CLUSTER
  • CONFIG_SERVER

Example Request

curl --user '{USERNAME}:{APIKEY}' --digest \
  --header 'Accept: application/json' \
  --include \
  --request GET "https://<ops-manager-host>/api/public/v1.0/groups/{GROUP-ID}/alertConfigs/{ALERT-CONFIG-ID}/alerts"

Example Response

Response Header

HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
Content-Type: application/json;charset=ISO-8859-1
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
WWW-Authenticate: Digest realm="MMS Public API", domain="", nonce="{nonce}", algorithm=MD5, op="auth", stale=false
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}
Connection: keep-alive
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Content-Type: application/json
Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=300
Date: {dateInUnixFormat}
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Length: {requestLengthInBytes}

Response Body

{
  "totalCount" : 2,
  "results" : [ {
    "id" : "53569159300495c7702ee3a3",
    "alertConfigId":"{ALERT-CONFIG-ID}"
    "groupId" : "4d1b6314e528c81a1f200e03",
    "eventTypeName" : "OUTSIDE_METRIC_THRESHOLD",
    "status" : "OPEN",
    "acknowledgedUntil" : "2014-05-01T14:00:00Z",
    "created" : "2014-04-22T15:57:13.562Z",
    "updated" : "2014-04-22T20:14:11.388Z",
    "lastNotified" : "2014-04-22T15:57:24.126Z",
    "metricName" : "ASSERT_REGULAR",
    "currentValue" : {
      "number" : 0.0,
      "units" : "RAW"
    },
    "links" : []
  }, {
    "id" : "5356ca0e300495c770333340",
    "alertConfigId":"{ALERT-CONFIG-ID}"
    "groupId" : "4d1b6314e528c81a1f200e03",
    "eventTypeName" : "OUTSIDE_METRIC_THRESHOLD",
    "status" : "OPEN",
    "created" : "2014-04-22T19:59:10.657Z",
    "updated" : "2014-04-22T20:14:11.388Z",
    "lastNotified" : "2014-04-22T20:14:19.313Z",
    "metricName" : "ASSERT_REGULAR",
    "currentValue" : {
      "number" : 0.0,
      "units" : "RAW"
    },
    "links" : []
  } ],
  "links" : []
}