This article explains how to configure Scalyr alerts trigger during a specified timeframe. This can reduce the likelihood of false alarms during platform maintenance or expected increases in system log activity.
The "Special Functions" detailed on the Alert Configuration page can be used to avoid certain months, days, and hours. More details can be found here: Otherwise, alerts are always "on." For added convenience, the local timezone can be specified.
This trigger is not triggered between 02:00 and 03:00 (UTC timezone)
sumPerSecond:30m(<conditions>) > <threshold> && !(hourOfDay(\"UTC\") == 2 && hourOfDay(\"UTC\") == 3)"
Note: Use of double equals (==)