# Investigate an alert
You can investigate alerts to decide if you need to take specific actions, such as creating an SAP notification or troubleshooting the alert in Cognite Charts.
- Click the link in the alert e-mail you have received, or navigate to AIR (opens new window).
- Sign in with your CDF project name and credentials.
- Select a Group and a Monitoring task.
- Zoom into the graph, play around with the legend, change the axis or use different time periods.
- Click Open in Cognite Charts for further investigation or Open in Data Explorer for inspecting the alert.