Create Monitors

Create Monitors

Overview

To create a monitor in Datadog, hover over Monitors in the main menu and click New Monitor in the sub-menu. To create a monitor programmatically, see the Datadog API or community maintained libraries.

Monitor types

Select a monitor type from the list.


Import a monitor

Import a monitor to Datadog with JSON using the main navigation: Monitors –> New Monitor –> Import.

You can obtain a JSON export of any monitor from the monitor’s status page. Click the settings cog (top right) and choose Export from the menu.

Further Reading

Additional helpful documentation, links, and articles: