Alerting

Alert Manager - Save results to KV store or index?

HeinzWaescher
Motivator

Hi,

I'm not sure about the effect of the general setting "Save results to KVStore / index". Is there a difference in the functionality/features of the alert handling depending on this setting?

Can I just activate one or the other? What if I activate both?

Best regards 🙂

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gcusello
SplunkTrust
SplunkTrust

Hi @HeinzWaescher,

if you save something in an  index, you cannot manually modify it instead you can do this using a KV Store (e.g. using Lookup Editor or scripts).

You can use a summary index e.g. to trace activities on alerts (opening, close, etc...) and a KV store to manage the alerts status.

Ciao.

Giuseppe

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