Edit a service

Edit the details of a service when you need to make updates, such as adding to the description or changing a function.

Before you begin

Role required: Responder, Manager, or Administrator


  1. Log in to Lightstep Incident Response.
  2. On the navigation pane, select Services.
    The Services landing page.
  3. Click the name of the service you want to edit.
    The service details page appears.
    The View service page appears.
  4. Click Edit.
    The View service page appears.
  5. On the form, edit the fields.
    Field Description
    Name Name of the service.
    Service owner Person who owns the service.
    If you want to invite a new or existing user as a service owner, perform the following actions:
    1. Click Invite.
    2. In the Service owner field, enter the email address of the service owner whom you want to invite. Press Enter or click Add to list.
      The Responder role is added to the invited user.
      Note: By default, the Responder role is added to the invited user.
    3. Click Send Invite.

      An email invitation is sent to the email addresses of the user. The user is prompted to accept the invitation to Incident Response, choose a password or sign-in with google, and set up their user profile.

    Service URL The URL to communicate with the service.
    Note: The URL must be entered in the https://<url-name> or http://<url-name> format.
    Description Brief summary on the functionalities of the service.
    Note: The character limit for the field is 200.
    On-call team Primary team that is responsible for the service.
    Note: The list displays only the teams whose setup is complete.
    Stakeholders A list of stakeholders added to the services to be aware of the service and its associated incidents.
    Note: When an incident has a service assigned, the stakeholders from the service are automatically added to the Stakeholders field on the incident. You can add external email addresses to the stakeholder list.
    Tags Tags that help you do faster searches for your service.
    Supporting teams A list of the supporting teams added to the services to be aware of the service and associated incidents.
    Note: On-call users for the supporting teams are added to incident responder lists.
    Helpful links Links to various resources that can assist you to access other tools for the service to help you troubleshoot faster. To add one or more links, perform the following actions:
    1. Click +Add link.
    2. Name: Enter the name of the resource.
    3. URL: Enter the link of the site.
  6. Click Save.
    The service details are updated.