View and filter by alert groups
Alert groups show grouped alerts from an Alertmanager instance. By default, alert rules are grouped by the label keys for the default policy in notification policies. Grouping common alert rules into a single alert group prevents duplicate alert rules from being fired.
You can view alert groups and also filter for alert rules that match specific criteria.
View alert groups
To view alert groups, complete the following steps.
- In the left-side menu, click Alerts & IRM and then Alerting.
- Click Groups to view the list of existing groups.
- From the Alertmanager dropdown, select an external Alertmanager as your data source. By default, the
GrafanaAlertmanager is selected.
- From Custom group by dropdown, select a combination of labels to view a grouping other than the default. This is useful for debugging and verifying your grouping of notification policies.
If an alert does not contain labels specified either in the grouping of the default policy or the custom grouping, then the alert is added to a catch all group with a header of
You can filter by label or state.
Search by label
In Search, enter an existing label to view alerts matching the label.
Filter by state
In States, select from Active, Suppressed, or Unprocessed states to view alerts matching your selected state. All other alerts are hidden.