How to install New Relic php agent in Centos Server

About New Relic :

New Relic is a “Software Analytics company” that makes sense of billions of metrics across millions of apps. New Relic helps the people who build modern software to understand the stories their data is trying to tell them. New Relic, maker of application-monitoring & server tools ( New Relic php agent )for developers, NewRelic is a managed service SaaS that you plug-in to your web app, which collects and aggregates performance metrics of your live web application.

Install New Relic php agent in Centos Server :

Follow these steps to install the New Relic PHP agent on Centos 6.7 Server

Prerequisite :

1. Root/Administrator access to the Server on which you will install.
2. configure firewalls/proxies to allow the agent to report data to New Relic.

Step 1. login to your Newrelic account and click on APM and select web agent to install.
In my case i am selecting PHP web agent.


Step 2. Click on “php” after that click on “revail license key” and save it.



Step 3. Add New Relic repository to you server by running following commands

//32 bit
sudo rpm -Uvh

//64 bit
sudo rpm -Uvh

It’s time to install the agent, Run the following commands.

sudo yum install newrelic-php5
sudo newrelic-install install

Step 4. Add your License key by running following command


Step 5. Restart you webserver services Httpd, Nginx, PHP-fpm

Step 6. Again login to your New Relic account see DATA/statistics within few minutes as seen in below


Now, You have successfully installed New Relic php agent see your statistics in Newrelic dashboard

To know more about New Relic & New relic php agents please click here

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Balvinder Singh

Hello, I am Balvinder Singh - DevOps Engineer with 2.5+ year of working experience with different server environments. Tag Line:-Linux | AWS| WHM |Monitoring | Virtualization | Optimization | Performance | Security | Release & Deployment. I love helping companies / clients to deploy their code / applicateions to well managed, optimized, secure server and can go extra mile to satisfy.

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