Analytics 10 Help, October 2013
Alerts give you timely updates on key metric performance based on parameters you set. Analytics 10 can notify you when a key metric exceeds or doesn't reach a certain level by a time. Alert indicators tell you where alerts have been triggered () and also where they haven't ().
You can set alerts on Webtrends key metrics on space dashboards if your Webtrends account is licensed for alerting. External data, such as Facebook or iTunes Connect metrics, does not allow alert setting.
Alerts are not available for reports.
To use alerts, you must be in Annotations viewing mode .
You can set two alerts for each key metric in a profile, one Exceeds alert and one Does Not Reach alert.
All of your alert notification methods are set up in Analytics 10.. You can choose to send alert notifications to your phone via Short Message Service, Twitter direct message, or when you log in to
The Alerts menu item on the top toolbar tells you when you have alerts on metrics. Indicators appear on the thumbnail on the account dashboard and on the key metrics on the space dashboard:
Alert on a space thumbnail
Alert on a key metric
When an alert triggers, the red circle becomes a red dot. The dot remains visible unless the date range you are currently viewing has no triggered alerts or you delete the alert.
On the trend view graph, a red triangle and dashed line appear when an alert is set. An up arrow indicates an Exceeds alert and a down arrow indicates a Does Not Meet alert.
Alerts on the Trend Graph
You can also click Alerts in the header to view all of your new alerts in a chronological list. In this dialog, you can edit alerts, view alerts in context, and convert alerts to notes before viewing them in context.