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Alerts

get_alert

Get details of an alert

Route: /api/v0/alerts/:id

  • id is the alert id, you can obtain a list of alert ids from list_alerts.

Input:

-

Example:

curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts/1

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "count": 7,
 "alerts": [
  {
   "hostname": "localhost",
   "id": "1",
   "device_id": "1",
   "rule_id": "1",
   "state": "1",
   "alerted": "1",
   "open": "1",
   "timestamp": "2014-12-11 14:40:02"
  },
}

ack_alert

Acknowledge an alert

Route: /api/v0/alerts/:id

  • id is the alert id, you can obtain a list of alert ids from list_alerts.
  • note is the note to add to the alert
  • until_clear is a boolean and if set to false, the alert will re-alert if it worsens/betters.

Input:

-

Example:

curl -X PUT -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts/1

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "message": "Alert has been acknowledged"
}

unmute_alert

Unmute an alert

Route: /api/v0/alerts/unmute/:id

  • id is the alert id, you can obtain a list of alert ids from list_alerts.

Input:

-

Example:

curl -X PUT -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts/unmute/1

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "Alert has been unmuted"
}

list_alerts

List all alerts

Route: /api/v0/alerts

Input:

  • state: Filter the alerts by state, 0 = ok, 1 = alert, 2 = ack
  • severity: Filter the alerts by severity. Valid values are ok, warning, critical.
  • order: How to order the output, default is by timestamp (descending). Can be appended by DESC or ASC to change the order.

Examples:

curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts?state=1
curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts?severity=critical
curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/alerts?order=timestamp%20ASC

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "count": 1,
 "alerts": [
  {
   "id": "1",
   "device_id": "1",
   "rule_id": "1",
   "state": "1",
   "alerted": "1",
   "open": "1",
   "timestamp": "2014-12-11 14:40:02"
  }
}

Rules

get_alert_rule

Get the alert rule details.

Route: /api/v0/rules/:id

  • id is the rule id.

Input:

-

Example:

curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/rules/1

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "count": 1,
 "rules": [
  {
   "id": "1",
   "device_id": "1",
   "rule": "%devices.os != \"Juniper\"",
   "severity": "warning",
   "extra": "{\"mute\":true,\"count\":\"15\",\"delay\":null,\"invert\":false}",
   "disabled": "0",
   "name": "A test rule"
  }
 ]
}

delete_rule

Delete an alert rule by id

Route: /api/v0/rules/:id

  • id is the rule id.

Input:

-

Example:

curl -X DELETE -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/rules/1

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "message": "Alert rule has been removed"
}

list_alert_rules

List the alert rules.

Route: /api/v0/rules

-

Input:

-

Example:

curl -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/rules

Output:

{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": "",
 "count": 1,
 "rules": [
  {
   "id": "1",
   "device_id": "-1",
   "rule": "%devices.os != \"Juniper\"",
   "severity": "critical",
   "extra": "{\"mute\":false,\"count\":\"15\",\"delay\":\"300\",\"invert\":false}",
   "disabled": "0",
   "name": "A test rule"
  },
}

add_rule

Add a new alert rule.

Route: /api/v0/rules

-

Input (JSON):

  • devices: This is either an array of device ids or -1 for a global rule
  • builder: The rule which should be in the format entity.condition value (i.e devices.status != 0 for devices marked as down). It must be json encoded in the format rules are currently stored.
  • severity: The severity level the alert will be raised against, Ok, Warning, Critical.
  • disabled: Whether the rule will be disabled or not, 0 = enabled, 1 = disabled
  • count: This is how many polling runs before an alert will trigger and the frequency.
  • delay: Delay is when to start alerting and how frequently. The value is stored in seconds but you can specify minutes, hours or days by doing 5 m, 5 h, 5 d for each one.
  • mute: If mute is enabled then an alert will never be sent but will show up in the Web UI (true or false).
  • invert: This would invert the rules check.
  • name: This is the name of the rule and is mandatory.

Example:

curl -X POST -d '{"device_id":[1,2,3], "name": "testrule", builder":"{\"condition\":\"AND\",\"rules\":[{\"id\":\"devices.hostname\",\"field\":\"devices.hostname\",\"type\":\"string\",\"input\":\"text\",\"operator\":\"equal\",\"value\":\"localhost\"}],\"valid\":true}","severity": "critical","count":15,"delay":"5 m","mute":false}' -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/rules

Output:

rules
{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": ""
}

edit_rule

Edit an existing alert rule

Route: /api/v0/rules

-

Input (JSON):

  • rule_id: You must specify the rule_id to edit an existing rule, if this is absent then a new rule will be created.
  • devices: This is either an array of device ids or -1 for a global rule
  • builder: The rule which should be in the format entity.condition value (i.e devices.status != 0 for devices marked as down). It must be json encoded in the format rules are currently stored.
  • severity: The severity level the alert will be raised against, Ok, Warning, Critical.
  • disabled: Whether the rule will be disabled or not, 0 = enabled, 1 = disabled
  • count: This is how many polling runs before an alert will trigger and the frequency.
  • delay: Delay is when to start alerting and how frequently. The value is stored in seconds but you can specify minutes, hours or days by doing 5 m, 5 h, 5 d for each one.
  • mute: If mute is enabled then an alert will never be sent but will show up in the Web UI (true or false).
  • invert: This would invert the rules check.
  • name: This is the name of the rule and is mandatory.

Example:

curl -X PUT -d '{"rule_id":1,"device_id":"-1", "name": "testrule", "builder":"{\"condition\":\"AND\",\"rules\":[{\"id\":\"devices.hostname\",\"field\":\"devices.hostname\",\"type\":\"string\",\"input\":\"text\",\"operator\":\"equal\",\"value\":\"localhost\"}],\"valid\":true}","severity": "critical","count":15,"delay":"5 m","mute":false}' -H 'X-Auth-Token: YOURAPITOKENHERE' https://librenms.org/api/v0/rules

Output:

rules
{
 "status": "ok",
 "message": ""
}

Source

API/Alerts.md