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How to send a custom event in the code to the APM, receive a custom event automatically send email ?


How to send a custom event in the code to the APM, receive a custom event automatically send email ?


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1.Please refer to the below doc  for creating a custom event


2. Please refer to the below doc to create actions in the policy to execute




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I customize the event according to the document,

Create a Custom Event

You can create custom events to be reported in the AppDynamics event viewer and in the events panels on the AppDynamics dashboards. See Monitor Events  to learn how to filter on your custom events so that you can find them. Then you can create alerts triggered by these events as you do for AppDynamics standard events.

You should receive the event ID after successful invocation of the request.


POST /controller/rest/applications/application_id/events

Input parameters

I created a post request based on the document ( 

curl -X POST --user janice_****@hsbccmbtest:janice****



Run on the terminal  , Always prompts HTTP / 1.1 400 Event summary is not specified


curl -i -X POST --user janice_wang@hsbccmbtest:janiceWang1

[1] 11428

[2] 11429

[3] 11430

[4] 11431

[5] 11432

[6] 11433

[7] 11434

[2]   Done                    summary=test1

[3]   Done                    eventtype=CUSTOM

[4]   Done                    customeventtype=mycustomevent

[5]   Done                    propertynames=key1

[6]-  Done                    propertynames=key2

[7]+  Done                    propertyvalues=value1

MacBook-Air:~ h$ HTTP/1.1 400 Event summary is not specified

Server: AppDynamics

Set-Cookie: JSESSIONID=3a55b83eece7144710e3795baae9; Path=/controller; HttpOnly;Secure


Content-Type: text/html

Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:52:04 GMT

X-Varnish: 1574221971

Age: 0

Via: 1.1 varnish

Connection: keep-alive

Set-Cookie: visid_incap_962359=UJiixdR9QJ+R8G2a8UjDAlQq4FkAAAAAQUIPAAAAAACinpDeYOaZjjor3TsDCmOJ; expires=Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:59:18 GMT; path=/;

Set-Cookie: nlbi_962359=WCcKQpDvG2RgvM7NCyMyLAAAAACPojL7pEZnrMVzXO+HxSBQ; path=/;

Set-Cookie: incap_ses_628_962359=cL02JzNTO1XGFTdhFxu3CFQq4FkAAAAA6IR3yu9+35OVzYCSjA/7SA==; path=/;

X-Iinfo: 8-93532647-93532677 NNNN CT(0 0 0) RT(1507863124187 237) q(0 0 0 0) r(2 2) U6

X-CDN: Incapsula

Transfer-Encoding: chunked


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