Create an alert policy

Create an alert policy to associate with a notification channel. A policy is a group of one or more conditions.

Before you begin

Ensure you have created an account in New Relic.

Role required: Responder, Manager, or Administrator

About this task

Supported version: Agent version 1.22.0.

Note: While this integration with a third-party product is supported, the documentation here is based upon information provided by that third-party. More current information about the operation of that third-party’s system may be available from them directly.


  1. Log in to the New Relic console.
    The New Relic homepage.
  2. Click the Alerts & AI tab.
    The Alerts & AI tab.
  3. In the left navigation pane, click Policies.
    The policies option.
  4. On the policy index page, click New alert policy.
    Create new alert policy.

    The Create alert policy page appears.

    The Create alert policy page.

    The Create alert policy page appears.

  5. On the Create alert policy form, enter the following information:
    • ALERT POLICY NAME: Enter a name for the alert policy.
    • INCIDENT PREFERENCE: Select incident preference to define when alerts create incidents and how violations are grouped.
  6. Click Create alert policy.
    The policy is created.
    Alert policy is created.

What to do next

Create alert conditions