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Instana and WAIOps Integration : 7 - Create Alert in Instana

By Jeya Gandhi Rajan M posted Wed September 08, 2021 02:38 PM


This article explains about how to create Alerts in Instana for the selected event.


  • The kubernetes based application is deployed in an OpenShift Container Platform or on Kubernetes Cluster.

  • Application Perspective is already created in Instana for the above deployed application.

  • Event is already created in Instana for the above created Application Perspective.

  • Alert Channel is already created in Instana to send Alert to the IBM Watson AIOps Webhook


The Objective is to create / configure Alert for the selected event.

  • Application called iLender is deployed in ilend-ns namespace.

  • Application Perspective called iLend is already created and available in the Instana.

  • Event called CreditScore memory high issue is configured when the JVM memory usage is more than 80%.

  • Alert Channel IBM Watson AIOps Webhook is created

  • Alert called CreditScore memory high issue - alert pointing to above alert channel to be created


  1. Choose the menu Alerts under the configuration section.

  2. Click on New Alert button.

  1. Enter the values for the below fields as shown in the screenshot.
  • Name
  • Events
  1. Click on Add Events button.

  1. Choose the CreditScore memory high issue event.

  2. Click on Add 1 Event button.

Event get added like the below.

  1. Enter the values for the below fields as shown in the screenshot.
  • Apply On
  1. Click on Add Application Perspectives button.

  1. Choose the iLend application perspective.

  2. Click on Add 1 Application Perspectives button.

Application Perspective get added like the below.

  1. Click on Add Alert Channels button.

  1. Choose the appropriate Alert Channels created.

  2. Click on Add 1 Channel button.

Alert Channel get added like the below.

  1. Click on Create button to create Alert.

Alerts get created like the below.

Next Step

Alert is created here. With this you have completed all the steps required to complete Instana with Watson AIOps Integration.

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Released by :

  • Jeya Gandhi Rajan M
  • Vijaya Bhaskar R Siddareddi
  • Vijay Sukthankar (Squad Leader)

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