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Enterprise Open source

Pause an alert rule

Pausing the evaluation of an alert rule can sometimes be useful. For example, during a maintenance window, pausing alert rules can avoid triggering a flood of alerts.

  1. In the Grafana side bar, hover your cursor over the Alerting (bell) icon and then click Alert Rules. All configured alert rules are listed, along with their current state.
  2. Find your alert in the list, and click the Pause icon on the right. The Pause icon turns into a Play icon.
  3. Click the Play icon to resume evaluation of your alert.