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Trigger alert when External STAP is inactive

Hi Support,

Would like to raise a RFE with related to a case#TS005721289. We have deployed External STAP to monitor the activities for Database as a service on the cloud . Currently we have an option to trigger an alert if STAP (traditional) is inactive ,but I don't see for External STAP in Alert builder . Even though Kubernetes takes care of Load balancer for external stap ,we wanted to have an alert triggered when entire availability zone goes down in the cloud where external stap is deployed

I believe that this feature would help us to know whether External STAP is active or not automatically

Please let me know your thoughts



  • Guest
  • Jun 8 2021
  • Functionality already exists
  • Admin
    13 Oct, 2021 08:09pm

    Hello, we support this requirement with the Alert Builder in Guardium Data Protection. You can configure to receive alerts just like how you do with S-TAPs using a similar query. Please refer to the IBM Knowledge Center link here for more information.


    Product Management Team

    IBM Data Security / Guardium

  • Admin
    14 Jun, 2021 09:20pm

    Hello - thank you for your submission. We are looking into this request further, we will get back to you with our findings.


    Product Management Team

    IBM Data Security / Guardium

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