Creating Custom Monitors

You can create a new monitor for the host and services and define a trigger.

To create monitors:

  1. Log in to NetWitness Platform.

  2. Go to netwitness_adminicon_25x22.png (Admin) > Health & Wellness.
  3. Click New Health & Wellness.
  4. Click Pivot to Dashboard.
  1. Go to netwitness_newhwhom_23x27.png > Open Distro for Elasticsearch > Alerting.
  2. In the Monitors tab, click Create monitors.
  3. In the Create Monitors section, specify the required details.
  4. Click Create.

    After a monitor is created, you can add a trigger to this monitor.

  5. In the Create Trigger view, provide the required details:

    1. Trigger name - Specify the name of the trigger.
    2. Severity level - Set the severity level from range 1–5. 1 is the highest severity and 5 is the lowest severity.
    3. Trigger condition - Set the trigger condition with the value. The options are IS ABOVE, IS BELOW, IS EQUAL. For example, IS ABOVE 200.
  6. Click Create to save the trigger.

    Note: After the specified duration, defined as FOR THE LAST in the Define monitor view, the alert state will change if the trigger condition is met. For more information, refer

For more information on creating monitors, see "Alerting" in the Open Distro for Elasticsearch 1.12.0 guide.