Grafana opensource version v8.0.6 (68fe9e3431) doesn't contain new alert features

  • What Grafana version and what operating system are you using?
    v8.0.6 (68fe9e3431)

  • What are you trying to achieve?
    configure alerts with new feature published with Grafana 8

  • How are you trying to achieve it?
    Upgraded grafana version from 7.0 to Grafana 8

  • What happened?
    Even after upgrade, i am not seeing new Alerting feature in Grafana 8

  • What did you expect to happen?
    I should see new Alerting features in Grafana 8 as mentioned in demo “Into to unified alerting in Grafana”

  • Can you copy/paste the configuration(s) that you are having problems with?
    What configuration ? i didn’t get this

  • Did you receive any errors in the Grafana UI or in related logs? If so, please tell us exactly what they were.
    No error

  • Did you follow any online instructions? If so, what is the URL?

Not sure if you saw, but you need to enable ngalert explicitly in the config: Configuration | Grafana Labs

Thanks @svetb, my configuration says this.

enable features, separated by spaces

;enable =

will this configuration not allow all features ?

Not sure if you had a chance to check the docs I linked to.

It will allow no features - or at least no alpha features.

Try enable=ngalert. Also make sure you remove the ; at the start of the line, since that would comment it out.

Thanks @svetb , it worked.
Updated the configuration(grafana.ini) and it worked.
enable= ngalert

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