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Adding trigger conditions to alerts


You're a Splunk user who is already familiar with how to create alerts in the Splunk platform to let you know when something in your environment needs your attention. Now you want to learn how to set up alerts in response to trigger conditions, helping make your alerts more powerful.


This video shows you how to use trigger conditions as a secondary search to evaluate an alert's initial search results. You can perform actions such as create a lookup, send an email, or log an event to an index in response to an alert’s trigger conditions.

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