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Counting how many times alerts have been triggered

ajmills
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Hello--

For comparison purposes I'd like to determine how many times each of our alerts have been triggered. Is this information available somewhere, hopefully via a search?

Thanks a lot

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jtrucks
Splunk Employee
Splunk Employee

As I wrote in another post:

You can start with searching for the _internal index for alert_actions field data:

index=_internal alert_actions="*"

This will get you the raw data.

To count the times an alert has been triggered and get a list of which searches they are, use:

index=_internal alert_actions="*" | top alert_actions,savedsearch_name limit=0

Cheers,
Jesse

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Jesse Trucks
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