doctl monitoring alert update

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doctl monitoring alert update <alert-policy-uuid>... [flags]


Updates an existing alert policy.


The following example updates an alert policy’s details:

doctl monitoring alert update f81d4fae-7dec-11d0-a765-00a0c91e6bf6 --type "v1/insights/droplet/memory_utilization_percent" --compare GreaterThan --value 80 --window 10m --entities 386734086,191669331 --emails [email protected]


Option Description
--compare The comparator of the alert policy. Either GreaterThan or LessThan
--description A description of the alert policy.
--emails Email addresses to send alerts to
--enabled Whether the alert policy is enabled.
Default: true
--entities Resources to apply the policy to
--help , -h Help for this command
--slack-channels A Slack channel to send alerts to, for example, production-alerts. Must be used with --slack-url.
--slack-urls A Slack webhook URL to send alerts to, for example,
--tags Tags to apply the alert against
--type The type of alert policy. For example,v1/insights/droplet/memory_utilization_percent alerts on the percent of memory utilization. For a full list of alert types, see
--value The value of the alert policy to compare against.
Default: 0
--window The window to apply the alert policy conditions against.
Default: 5m
Command Description
doctl monitoring alert Display commands for managing alert policies

Global Flags

Option Description
--access-token, -t API V2 access token
--api-url, -u Override default API endpoint
--config, -c Specify a custom config file
  • macOS: ${HOME}/Library/Application Support/doctl/config.yaml
  • Linux: ${XDG_CONFIG_HOME}/doctl/config.yaml
  • Windows: %APPDATA%\doctl\config.yaml
--context Specify a custom authentication context name
--http-retry-max Set maximum number of retries for requests that fail with a 429 or 500-level error
Default: 5
--http-retry-wait-max Set the minimum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 30
--http-retry-wait-min Set the maximum number of seconds to wait before retrying a failed request
Default: 1
--interactive Enable interactive behavior. Defaults to true if the terminal supports it (default false)
Default: false
--output, -o Desired output format [text|json]
Default: text
--trace Show a log of network activity while performing a command
Default: false
--verbose, -v Enable verbose output
Default: false