Knowledge Base

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Section: RCA

RCA

RapidSpike connect anything (RCA) allows you to take full control and create custom monitors. 

Here’s everything you can do on this page!

1) Create a new RCA keys

Located at the bottom of the page will be your current key count. Each RCA can have up to ten keys, if currently under the limit and wanting to add more simply hit. “[+] ADD A KEY“. From there you’ll have the option to give the key a Label, Key and Metric.

2) View stats for your keys

If pulling data, spread across the page will be the custom metrics your keys request. These can be displayed either in graph or table format and be mapped to the data history you request.

3) Change RCA settings

Reached from the settings cog in the top right hand corner. This menu gives you the option to change the Title of the monitor, copy its unique ID and pause/resume or delete the RCA.

4) Change the data history displayed

Whether you want to see data for the last week or the last year – Simply hit the Clock button in the top right and use the drop down to select your preferred data history. This button will display the current data period so you know what its set to currently!

5) View and create Alerts

Alerts are the core of the RapidSpike system, finding out what your issues are as soon as they happen is crucial so we’ve made it easier than ever to create, view and edit alerts. To view these your existing alerts or to add new ones simply hit the “ALERTS” tab at the top of the page. From this page you’ll be to add new Alert Rules by hitting “ALERT SETTINGS>” as well as view the existing rules associated to this monitor below.