In addition to viewing insights, you can monitor and set up alerts for certain events. App Platform provides the following app-level and component-level alerts:
App alerts: The following events can trigger app-level alerts:
Metric alerts for app components: The following metrics can trigger component-level alerts:
By default, when you create a new app, App Platform creates email alerts for failed deployments and failed domain configurations.
To manage your alert policies, go to https://cloud.digitalocean.com/apps, click on your app, and click on the Settings tab. In the Alerts Policies section, click Edit. You can enable or disable an alert or set the notification method to be email and/or Slack. Click the alert to expand it, make your selections and click Save.
You can configure components to trigger alerts based on metrics such as CPU and memory usage, and number of restarts. The alert triggers when the metric is above or below a certain threshold and for a certain time duration. You can configure the alert to apply to all or specific app components. To set a metric alert: