Papertrail now offers a fourth time frequency for search alerts:
every 10 minutes.
10 minutes is short enough for many operational problems, yet long enough to capture multiple occurrences of many problems. 10 minutes fits 2 common situations particularly well:
- Time-sensitive problems which check for a certain numer of occurrences (using Papertrail’s minimum alert threshold). For example, 3 segfaults in 10 minutes.
- Urgent problems which may continue for some time once they start.
Waiting an hour is too long, yet there’s no need for a notification
every minute while a problem is occurring.
To change the frequency of a search alert, visit Papertrail’s Dashboard, hover over the related search, and click “Edit”: