AlertingContact pointsMessage templatingTemplate data

Template data

Template data is passed on to message templates as well as sent as payload to webhook pushes.

Name Type Notes
Receiver string Name of the contact point that the notification is being sent to.
Status string firing if at least one alert is firing, otherwise resolved.
Alerts Alert List of alert objects that are included in this notification (see below).
GroupLabels KeyValue Labels these alerts were grouped by.
CommonLabels KeyValue Labels common to all the alerts included in this notification.
CommonAnnotations KeyValue Annotations common to all the alerts included in this notification.
ExternalURL string Back link to the Grafana that sent the notification. If using external Alertmanager, back link to this Alertmanager.

The Alerts type exposes functions for filtering alerts:

  • Alerts.Firing returns a list of firing alerts.
  • Alerts.Resolved returns a list of resolved alerts.


Name Type Notes
Status string firing or resolved.
Labels KeyValue A set of labels attached to the alert.
Annotations KeyValue A set of annotations attached to the alert.
StartsAt time.Time Time the alert started firing.
EndsAt time.Time Only set if the end time of an alert is known. Otherwise set to a configurable timeout period from the time since the last alert was received.
GeneratorURL string A back link to Grafana or external Alertmanager.
SilenceURL string Link to grafana silence for with labels for this alert pre-filled. Only for Grafana managed alerts.
DashboardURL string Link to grafana dashboard, if alert rule belongs to one. Only for Grafana managed alerts.
PanelURL string Link to grafana dashboard panel, if alert rule belongs to one. Only for Grafana managed alerts.
Fingerprint string Fingerprint that can be used to identify the alert.
ValueString string A string that contains the labels and value of each reduced expression in the alert.


KeyValue is a set of key/value string pairs that represent labels and annotations.

Here is an example containing two annotations:

  "summary": "alert summary",
  "description": "alert description"

In addition to direct access of data (labels and annotations) stored as KeyValue, there are also methods for sorting, removing and transforming.

Name Arguments Returns Notes
SortedPairs Sorted list of key & value string pairs
Remove []string KeyValue Returns a copy of the Key/Value map without the given keys.
Names []string List of label names
Values []string List of label values