Documentation forPapertrail



Papertrail can create and update an AppOptics graph displaying the number of log messages matching a search alert.


Follow the steps in Alerts.


From AppOptics' Settings page, under the API Tokens tab, generate a new Record Only API token for Papertrail.

Create a new AppOptics-Papertrail token

For the search alert you are creating, choose:

  • Metric name, such as Exploit attempts or systems.http.500.

The metric name must be URI-safe. Only alphanumeric characters, periods, hyphens, underscores, or colons are allowed.

Your alert details should look something like this:

Alert settings

Metric Attributes

The new metric will only appear in AppOptics after the alert has triggered. After it has started reporting, simply click on the metric name to see the chart.