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Flapping Synthetic Alerts



In synthetics, we can sometimes get a lot of “flappage”, meaning that our site goes up and down for a period of time. This makes it difficult to assess the severity situation.

Ideally, we would be able to trigger an alert only if the site was down for X number of tries in N minutes. Is there something to meet this need?


Hi, @michael.kubarycz: You might see if this plugin does what you need:


Its on the right track, but something more native would be more ideal. Is there anything on the roadmap for this kind of thing?


Hey @michael.kubarycz - we can’t speak to the roadmap for this right now. We have a related Feature Idea that you can add your voice to here: