The Alertmanager handles alerts sent by clients applications such as Prometheus server. More information in their official documentation.
This plugins requires the existence of the Prometheus plugin, as it will create a new file storage called 'Prometheus Settings'. This file storage contains a template of the configuration in order to scrape the Prometheus Exporter Plugin endpoint. The installation of the Alertmanager plugin will add the
alertmanager.yml configuration file as well as an example alert rule for Prometheus.
In order for the connection to take place, edit the
prometheus.yml file by introducing your details and selecting your desired configuration.
The Prometheus documentation offers extensive information on how to configure the alertmanger in case you require further details on what is provided by default.
More details regarding the configuration of Prometheus at this link.
Any configuration change in
rules.yml requires a restart of the Prometheus plugin, and any change to
alertmanager.yml requires a restart of the Alertmanager plugin.
Alertmanager, as well as Prometheus are distributed under the Apache 2.0 License.