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newrelic (101) Versions 2.22.1

Installs/Configures New Relic

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newrelic cookbook

Description

This cookbook provides an easy way to install various New Relic agents and the New Relic server monitor.

The agent installs are being converted into libraries, currently the following agents are now resources:

  • server_monitor
  • php_agent
  • java_agent
  • ruby_agent
  • python_agent
  • nodejs_agent
  • dotnet_agent

More information?

Requirements

Chef version:

Make sure you run Chef >= 0.10.0.

Cookbooks:

  • python
  • curl
  • apt
  • yum

Platforms:

  • Debian
  • Ubuntu
  • RHEL
  • CentOS
  • Fedora
  • Scientific
  • Amazon
  • Windows
  • SmartOS
  • Oracle

Attributes

default.rb:

BASIC

  • node['newrelic']['license'] - Your New Relic license key. Default is nil
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['license'] - Your New Relic license key for server monitoring purposes (defaults to value of node['newrelic']['license'])
  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['license'] - Your New Relic license key for application monitoring purposes (defaults to value of node['newrelic']['license'])

ADVANCED

  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['logfile']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['loglevel']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['proxy']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['ssl']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['ssl_ca_bundle']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['ssl_ca_path']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['hostname']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['labels']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['pidfile']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['collector_host']
  • node['newrelic']['server_monitoring']['timeout']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['enabled']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['logfile']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['logfile_path']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['loglevel']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['app_name']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['logfile']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['loglevel']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['port']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['max_threads']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['ssl']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['ssl_ca_path']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['ssl_ca_bundle']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['proxy']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['pidfile']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['location']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['collector_host']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['daemon']['dont_launch']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['capture_params']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['ignored_params']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['error_collector']['enable']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['error_collector']['ignore_errors']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['error_collector']['ignore_status_codes']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['error_collector']['record_database_errors']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['error_collector']['prioritize_api_errors']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['browser_monitoring']['auto_instrument']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['enable']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['threshold']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['detail']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['slow_sql']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['stack_trace_threshold']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['explain_threshold']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['record_sql']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['transaction_tracer']['custom']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['framework']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['webtransaction']['name']['remove_trailing_path']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['webtransaction']['name']['functions']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['webtransaction']['name']['files']

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['cross_application_tracer']['enable'] - Implemented for Java, PHP, Python and Ruby

  • node['newrelic']['application_monitoring']['thread_profiler']['enable'] - Implemented for Java, Python and Ruby

repository.rb:

python_agent.rb:

  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['agent_action'] - Agent action, defaults to :install
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['python_version'] - Defaults to "latest". Version numbers can be found at http://download.newrelic.com/python_agent/release/
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['python_venv'] - Virtual environment, default to nil
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['config_file'] - The New Relic python agent config file, defaults to "/etc/newrelic/newrelic.ini"
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['template']['cookbook'] - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['template']['source'] - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/python/newrelic.ini.erb'
  • node['newrelic']['python_agent']['feature_flag'] - Sets feature_flag, defaults to nil

dotnet_agent.rb:

  • node['newrelic']['dotnet_agent']['https_download'] - The URL to download the MSI installer from New Relic. Default is to pull "latest"
  • node['newrelic']['dotnet_agent']['install_level'] - The install version of the .NET Agent. Default is '1' but can use '50' for a complete installation
  • node['newrelic']['dotnet_agent']['agent_action'] - Agent action, defaults to :install

java_agent.rb:

  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['version'] - New Relic Java Agent version to use. To find the current version, check New Relic repo
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['install_dir'] - The directory to install the newrelic jar and config file
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['app_user'] - The user that runs the Java application that will use the New Relic Java agent
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['app_group'] - The group for the app_user
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['audit_mode'] - Boolean, log all data to and from New Relic in plain text
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['log_file_count'] - The number of log files to use
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['log_limit_in_kbytes'] - The maximum number of bytes to write to any one log file
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['log_daily'] - Override other log rolling configuration and roll the logs daily
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['agent_action'] - Agent action, defaults to :install
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['execute_agent_action'] - Execute the agent action or not, defaults to true
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['enable_custom_tracing'] - Configure New Relic to detect custom traces
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['app_location'] - Application server's location, defaults to nil
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['template']['cookbook'] - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • node['newrelic']['java_agent']['template']['source'] - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/newrelic.yml.erb'

nodejs_agent.rb

  • node['newrelic']['nodejs_agent']['agent_action'] - Agent action, defaults to :install
  • node['newrelic']['nodejs_agent']['apps'] - Array of Hash describing the apps to monitor

e.g.

[
   { 'app_name' => 'My Application', 'app_path' => "/path/to/app/root" }
]

You then need to modify your application "main" file to add the following on the first line:

javascript
require('newrelic');
  • node['newrelic']['nodejs_agent']['template']['cookbook'] - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • node['newrelic']['nodejs_agent']['template']['source'] - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/nodejs/newrelic.js.erb'

ruby_agent.rb:

  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['agent_action'] - Agent action, defaults to :install
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['install_dir'] - The directory to for the config file
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['app_user'] - The user that runs the Ruby application that will use the New Relic Ruby agent
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['app_group'] - The group for the app_user
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['audit_mode'] - Boolean, log all data to and from New Relic in plain text
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['log_file_count'] - The number of log files to use
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['log_limit_in_kbytes'] - The maximum number of bytes to write to any one log file
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['log_daily'] - Override other log rolling configuration and roll the logs daily
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['template']['cookbook'] - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • node['newrelic']['ruby_agent']['template']['source'] - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/newrelic.yml.erb'

MeetMe plugin

To make sure the cookbook is focussed on getting New Relic server and application monitoring, no plugin logic is provided here. The New Relic MeetMe plugin-logic is still available, in a separate cookbook: newrelic_meetme_plugin.

Resources / Providers

newrelic_server_monitor

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the PHP agent

The newrelic_server_monitor resource will handle the requirements to configure server monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will setup the New Relic repository, install and install package.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic package

Attribute parameters

  • 'service_name' - The New Relic server monitoring service name, defaults to "newrelic-sysmond"
  • 'service_notify_action' - The New Relic server monitoring notify action, defaults to ":restart"
  • 'service_actions' - The New Relic server monitoring service actions, defaults to "[:enable, :start`" (#starts the service if it's not running and enables it to start at system boot time)
  • 'config_path' - The New Relic server monitoring config path, defaults to "/etc/newrelic"
  • 'config_file_group' - The New Relic server monitoring config file group, defaults to "newrelic"
  • 'windows_version' - the Windows version to install, defaults to "2.0.0.198"
  • 'windows64_checksum' - checksum of the 64-bit Windows version, defaults to "5a8f3f5e8f15997463430401756d377c321c8899c2790ca85e5587a5b643651e"
  • 'windows32_checksum' - checksum of the 32-bit Windows version, defaults to "ac2b65eecaad461fdd2e4386e3e4c9f96ea940b35bdf7a8c532c21dbd1c99ff0"
  • 'cookbook' - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • 'source' - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/server_monitor/nrsysmond.cfg.erb'

Advanced parameters

  • 'logfile' defaults to nil
  • 'loglevel' defaults to nil
  • 'proxy' defaults to nil
  • 'ssl' defaults to nil
  • 'ssl_ca_bundle' defaults to nil
  • 'ssl_ca_path' defaults to nil
  • 'hostname' defaults to nil
  • 'labels' defaults to nil
  • 'pidfile' defaults to nil
  • 'collector_host' defaults to nil
  • 'timeout' defaults to nil
  • 'alert_policy_id' default to nil

Example

newrelic_server_monitor 'Install' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'
end

newrelic_agent_php

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the php agent

The newrelic_agent_php resource will handle the requirements to install php application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will setup the New Relic repository, install package and update php config with license key.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic package

Attribute parameters

  • 'license' New Relic license key
  • 'api_key' New Relic API key
  • 'install_silently' - Determine whether to run the install in silent mode, defaults to false
  • 'app_name' if missing it will default to PHP Application.
  • 'startup_mode' - The newrelic-daemon startup mode ("agent"/"external"), defaults to "agent"
  • 'service_name' - The web server service name
  • 'service_action' - The web server service action, defaults to "restart"
  • 'config_file' - The New Relic php agent config file, depends on your php external configuration directory; e.g. /etc/php5/conf.d/newrelic.ini, /etc/php5/mods-available/newrelic.ini, ... Defaults to nil
  • 'config_file_to_be_deleted' - The New Relic php agent-generated config file, e.g. /etc/php5/cli/conf.d/newrelic.ini. If set, the file will get deleted during the Chef run as we want the Chef-generated config file to be used instead ('config_file'), defaults to nil
  • 'execute_php5enmod' - Executes "php5enmod newrelic" if true. Needed if you use the mods-available directory, defaults to false
  • 'cookbook_ini' - Sets cookbook for .ini template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • 'source_ini' - Sets source for .ini template, defaults to 'agent/php/newrelic.ini.erb'
  • 'cookbook' - Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • 'source' - Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/php/newrelic.cfg.erb'

Advanced parameters

  • 'enabled' default => true
  • 'logfile' default to nil
  • 'loglevel' default to nil
  • 'daemon_logfile' default to '/var/log/newrelic/newrelic-daemon.log'
  • 'daemon_loglevel' default to nil
  • 'daemon_port' default to nil
  • 'daemon_max_threads' default to nil
  • 'daemon_ssl' default to true
  • 'daemon_ssl_ca_path' default to nil
  • 'daemon_ssl_ca_bundle' default to nil
  • 'daemon_proxy' default to nil
  • 'daemon_pidfile' default to nil
  • 'daemon_location' default to nil
  • 'daemon_collector_host' default to nil
  • 'daemon_dont_launch' default to nil
  • 'capture_params' default to false
  • 'ignored_params' default to nil
  • 'error_collector_enable' default to true
  • 'error_collector_record_database_errors' default to true
  • 'error_collector_prioritize_api_errors' default to false
  • 'browser_monitoring_auto_instrument' default to true
  • 'transaction_tracer_enable' default to true
  • 'transaction_tracer_threshold' default to nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_detail' default to nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_slow_sql' default to true
  • 'transaction_tracer_stack_trace_threshold' default to nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_explain_threshold' default to nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_record_sql' default to nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_custom' default to nil
  • 'framework' default to nil
  • 'webtransaction_name_remove_trailing_path' default to false
  • 'webtransaction_name_functions' default to nil
  • 'webtransaction_name_files' default to nil
  • 'cross_application_tracer_enable' default to true

Example

newrelic_agent_php 'Install' do  
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'  
  app_name 'php_test_app'  
  service_name 'httpd'
  config_file '/etc/php.d/newrelic.ini'  
end  

newrelic_agent_ruby

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the ruby agent

The newrelic_agent_ruby resource will handle the requirements to install ruby application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will setup the New Relic repository, install package and update ruby config with license key.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic package

Attribute parameters

  • 'install_dir' The directory to for the config file
  • 'app_user' The user that runs the Ruby application that will use the New Relic Ruby agent
  • 'app_group' The group for the app_user
  • 'audit_mode' Boolean, log all data to and from New Relic in plain text
  • 'log_file_count' The number of log files to use
  • 'log_limit_in_kbytes' The maximum number of bytes to write to any one log file
  • 'log_daily' Override other log rolling configuration and roll the logs daily
  • 'template']['cookbook' Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • 'template']['source' Sets source for template, defaults to 'agent/newrelic.yml.erb

Advanced parameters

  • 'enabled' default => true
  • 'app_name' default => nil
  • 'high_security' default => false
  • 'owner' default => 'newrelic'
  • 'group' default => 'newrelic'
  • 'logfile' default => 'newrelic-daemon.log'
  • 'logfile_path' default => '/var/log/newrelic/'
  • 'loglevel' default => nil
  • 'audit_mode' default => false
  • `'log_file_count, :kind_of => Fixnum, :default => 1
  • `'log_limit_in_kbytes, :kind_of => Fixnum, :default => 0
  • 'log_daily' default => true
  • 'daemon_ssl' default => true
  • 'daemon_proxy' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_host' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_port' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_user' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_password' default => nil
  • 'capture_params' default => nil
  • 'ignored_params' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_enable' default => true
  • 'transaction_tracer_threshold' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_record_sql' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_stack_trace_threshold' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_slow_sql' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_explain_threshold' default => nil
  • 'error_collector_enable' default => true
  • 'error_collector_ignore_errors' default => nil
  • 'error_collector_ignore_status_codes' default => nil
  • 'browser_monitoring_auto_instrument' default => nil
  • 'cross_application_tracer_enable' default => true
  • 'thread_profiler_enable' default => true

Example

newrelic_agent_ruby 'Install' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'
  app_name 'ruby_test_app'
end

newrelic_agent_java

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the java agent

The newrelic_agent_java resource will handle the requirements to install java application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will retrieve Java agent, install and update config with license key.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic agent.

Attribute parameters

  • 'license' New Relic license key
  • 'version' New Relic Java Agent version to use. To find the current version, check New Relic repo
  • 'https_download' The url to download the jar for the New Relic Java agent. If you override version parameter, you must also update this.
  • 'jar_file' The name of the newrelic jar file that will be used locally, defaults to newrelic-agent-version.jar
  • 'install_dir' The directory to install the newrelic jar and config file
  • 'app_user' The user that runs the Java application that will use the New Relic Java agent
  • 'app_group' The group for the app_user
  • 'audit_mode' Boolean, log all data to and from New Relic in plain text
  • 'log_file_count' The number of log files to use
  • 'log_limit_in_kbytes' The maximum number of bytes to write to any one log file
  • 'log_daily' Override other log rolling configuration and roll the logs daily
  • 'agent_action' Agent action, defaults to :install
  • 'execute_agent_action' Execute the agent action or not, defaults to true
  • 'app_location' Application's location, defaults to install_dir
  • 'template_cookbook' Sets cookbook for template, defaults to 'newrelic'
  • 'template_source' Sets source for template, defaults to agent/newrelic.yml.erb

Advanced parameters

  • 'enabled' default => true
  • 'high_security' default => false
  • 'owner' default => 'newrelic'
  • 'group' default => 'newrelic'
  • 'logfile' default => nil
  • 'logfile_path' default => nil
  • 'loglevel' default => nil
  • 'audit_mode' default => false
  • 'log_file_count' default => nil
  • 'log_limit_in_kbytes' default => nil
  • 'log_daily' default => false
  • 'daemon_ssl' default => true
  • 'daemon_proxy' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_host' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_port' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_user' default => nil
  • 'daemon_proxy_password' default => nil
  • 'capture_params' default => nil
  • 'ignored_params' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_enable' default => true
  • 'transaction_tracer_threshold' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_record_sql' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_stack_trace_threshold' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_slow_sql' default => nil
  • 'transaction_tracer_explain_threshold' default => nil
  • 'error_collector_enable' default => true
  • 'error_collector_ignore_errors' default => nil
  • 'error_collector_ignore_status_codes' default => nil
  • 'browser_monitoring_auto_instrument' default => nil
  • 'cross_application_tracer_enable' default => true
  • 'thread_profiler_enable' default => true

Example

newrelic_agent_java 'Install' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'  
  install_dir '/opt/newrelic/java'
  app_name 'java_test_app'

newrelic_agent_python

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the newrelic python agent

The newrelic_agent_python resource will handle the requirements to install python application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will setup the New Relic repository, install package and update newrelic python config with license key.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic package

Attribute parameters

See https://docs.newrelic.com/docs/agents/python-agent/installation-configuration/python-agent-configuration#general-settings for an explanation on each attribute.

  • 'license' NewRelic license key
  • 'version' Python agent version. Will default to latest if nil.
  • 'virtualenv' VirtualEnv to install puthon agent into. Default nil.
  • 'config_file' Path to config file. Default '/etc/newrelic/newrelic.ini'
  • 'cookbook' Cookbook holding config template. Default this cookbook.
  • 'source' Config template source. Default 'agent/python/newrelic.ini.erb'
  • 'app_name' Your newrelic python app name as it will show in the UI. Default => 'Python Application'

Advanced parameters

  • 'enabled' Default true
  • 'logfile' Default '/tmp/newrelic-python-agent.log'
  • 'loglevel' Default 'info'
  • 'daemon_ssl' Default true
  • 'high_security' Dfault false
  • 'capture_params' Default false
  • 'ignored_params' Default ' '
  • 'transaction_tracer_enable' Default true
  • 'transaction_tracer_threshold' Default 'apdex_f'
  • 'transaction_tracer_record_sql' Default 'obfuscated'
  • 'transaction_tracer_stack_trace_threshold' Default '0.5'
  • 'transaction_tracer_slow_sql' Default true
  • 'transaction_tracer_explain_threshold' Default '0.5'
  • 'thread_profiler_enable' Default true
  • 'error_collector_enable' Default true
  • 'error_collector_ignore_errors' Default ' '
  • 'browser_monitoring_auto_instrument' Default true
  • 'cross_application_tracer_enable' Default true
  • 'feature_flag' Default nil

Example

include_recipe 'python'

newrelic_agent_python 'Install' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'
  app_name 'my_python_app'
end

newrelic_agent_nodejs

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the newrelic nodejs agent The newrelic_agent_nodejs resource will handle the requirements to install nodejs application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will setup the New Relic repository, install npm package and update newrelic nodejs config with license key.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic package

Attribute parameters

https://docs.newrelic.com/docs/agents/nodejs-agent/installation-configuration/nodejs-agent-configuration for an explanation on each attribute.

  • 'license' NewRelic license key
  • 'version' NewRelic npm package version. Will default to latest if nil.
  • 'app_name' Your newrelic nodejs app name as it will show in the UI. Default => 'My Node App'
  • 'app_path' Required true. Default nil. You must provide a valid path to your nodejs app root dir.
  • 'cookbook' Cookbook holding config template. Default this cookbook.
  • 'source' Config template source. Default 'agent/python/newrelic.ini.erb'

attribute :license, :kind_of => String, :required => true, :default => nil attribute :version, :kind_of => String, :default => nil attribute :app_name, :kind_of => String, :default => 'My Node App'

Advanced parameters

  • 'enabled' Default true
  • 'logfile' Default '/tmp/newrelic-python-agent.log'
  • 'loglevel' Default 'info'

Example

newrelic_agent_nodejs '/var/my_node_approot' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'
  app_name 'my_nodejs_app'
end

newrelic_agent_dotnet

This cookbook includes an LWRP for installing the dotnet agent

The newrelic_agent_dotnet resource will handle the requirements to install .Net application monitoring.

Actions

  • :install - will retrieve .Net agent and install.
  • :remove - Uninstall the New Relic agent.

Attribute parameters

  • 'https_download' The URL to download the MSI installer from New Relic. Default is to pull "latest"
  • 'dotnet_agent' The install version of the .NET Agent. Default is '1' but can use '50' for a complete installation

Example

newrelic_agent_dotnet 'Install' do
  license '0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff0000ffff'  
end

newrelic_deployment

This cookbook includes an LWRP for notifying New Relic of a deployment

Actions

  • :notify: Notify New Relic of a deployment

Attribute parameters

  • 'key_type' Your New Relic API key type (api_key or license_key, defaults to api_key currently for backwards compatibility)
  • 'key' Your New Relic key (see key_type for more information on what value to provide here exactly)
  • 'app_name' The name of the application, found in the newrelic.yml file
  • 'app_id' The ID # of the application
  • 'description' Text annotation for the deployment (notes for you)
  • 'revision' The revision number from your source control system (SVN, git, etc.)
  • 'changelog' A list of changes for this deployment
  • 'user' The name of the user/process that triggered this deployment

Example(s)

newrelic_deployment "my-application" do
    key_type "license_key"
    key "yourlicensekey"
    app_id 1234567
    description "some description"
    revision "some revision"
    changelog "some changelog"
    user "chef-client"
    action :notify
end

This cookbook includes an LWRP for generating the newrelic.yml configuration file in a specific path, which can be used to generate multiple configurations when deploying multiple different applications

newrelic_yml

Actions

  • :generate - Generate the newrelic.yml config file (unique and default action)

Example usage - Java agent

  1. Install the Java Agent: add the newrelic::java_agent recipe to your run list. A newrelic.yml will be generated but not linked to anything.
  2. In your application cookbook, generate the newrelic.yml for this application:
newrelicyml="#{my_app_path}/newrelic.yml"
newrelic_yml newrelicyml do
  app_name 'my-super-duper-application'
end
  1. Configure your app for newrelic using your config file and newrelic.jar:
 java -Dnewrelic.config.file=#{newrelicyml}  -javaagent:#{node['newrelic']['install_dir']}/newrelic.jar [rest of your args]

Usage

  1. include recipe[newrelic] in a run list to implicly run recipe[newrelic::server_monitor_agent]
    --- OR ---
    include the bits and pieces explicitly in a run list: ruby `recipe[newrelic::repository]` `recipe[newrelic::server_monitor_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::dotnet_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::java_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::nodejs_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::php_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::python_agent]` `recipe[newrelic::ruby_agent]`
  2. change the node['newrelic']['license'] attribute to your New Relic license keys
    --- OR ---
    override the attributes on a higher level (http://wiki.opscode.com/display/chef/Attributes#Attributes-AttributesPrecedence)

References

License and Authors

Author: David Joos iam@david.joos.com Copyright: 2016, David Joos

Author: David Joos david.joos@escapestudios.com Author: Escape Studios Development dev@escapestudios.com Copyright: 2012-2015, Escape Studios

Unless otherwise noted, all files are released under the MIT license, possible exceptions will contain licensing information in them.

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

Dependent cookbooks

yum ~> 3.0
apt >= 0.0.0
curl >= 0.0.0
python >= 0.0.0

Contingent cookbooks

applications Applicable Versions
newrelic-sysmond-policy Applicable Versions
nodestack Applicable Versions
phpstack Applicable Versions
platformstack Applicable Versions
pythonstack Applicable Versions
stack_commons Applicable Versions
sudo_kibana Applicable Versions
tcc Applicable Versions

newrelic cookbook CHANGELOG

This file is used to list changes made in each version (>= 2.11.0) of the newrelic cookbook.

v2.22.1 (2016-08-23)

  • workaround for CHEF-3627 in CI-setup
  • adjustment to upload complete-matcher when uploading to the Chef Supermarket

v2.22.0 (2016-08-23)

  • CI-improvements
  • fix for typo

v2.21.0 (2016-08-03)

  • remove friction and run tests via ChefDK

v2.20.0 (2016-07-03)

  • add usage of Java agent_action attribute
  • ensure setting execute_php5enmod is meaningful
  • DRY up Test Kitchen spec_helper
  • bugfix: forward slashes must be escaped

v2.19.0 (2016-04-01)

  • MIA

v2.18.0 (2016-01-22)

  • MIA

v2.17.0 (2015-11-18)

  • MIA

v2.16.0 (2015-09-17)

  • Add verify_agent_config virtualenv support
  • Refactoring: set agent_type and license as default in resources

v2.15.1 (2015-09-17)

  • Bugfix: Fedora is not part of the RedHat platform_family

v2.15.0 (2015-09-12)

  • Make service action configurable; service_action will be restart by default as per New Relic docs
  • Ability to add additional config

v2.14.2 (2015-08-07)

  • Trigger apt-get update run

v2.14.1 (2015-07-27)

  • Do not stop newrelic-daemon unnecessarily when using agent mode

v2.14.0 (2015-07-23)

  • Addition of matcher methods for resources
  • Cleanup documentation on newrelic_deployment LWRP

v2.13.0 (2015-06-19)

  • Ability to configure the alert policy group when installing/removing server monitor

v2.12.5 (2015-06-19)

  • nodejs template update - make use of LWRP attributes
  • Cleanup of unused attribute(s) in agent_java LWRP: owner > app_user and group > app_group

v2.12.4 (2015-06-18)

  • Bugfix: broken YML LWRP after 2.11.0

v2.12.3 (2015-06-18)

  • Bugfix: newrelic_lwrp_test::agent_java failed due to incorrect remote_file usage
  • Bugfix: NodeJS cookbook default attribute to avoid capitalization issue with the New Relic agent
  • Bugfix: Java agent provider was throwing a uninitialized constant Chef::Provider::File::SEPARATOR error due to a missing Ruby namespace resolution operator
  • php -> python typo
  • Take out unnecessary disabling of Metrics/AbcSize

v2.12.2 (2015-06-01)

  • Bugfix: illegal to set resource values during the provider execution

v2.12.1 (2015-06-01)

  • Bugfix: fixed detection of the java_agent execute_agent_action node attribute

v2.12.0 (2015-05-23)

  • Refactoring: convert other agents to lwrp
  • Removal of non-ASCII characters in README.md
  • Java agent upgrades: 'latest'
  • support for labels in Java and Ruby agents

v2.11.2 (2015-04-18)

  • Bugfix: ssl attribute in server monitor, see issue #179
  • General: 2.11.x cleanup

v2.11.1 (2015-04-17)

  • Bugfix: attribute that was previously potentially a TrueClass or FalseClass must be of type String, see issue #175

v2.11.0 (2015-04-17)

  • Refactoring: convert php agent and server monitor to lwrp
  • Housekeeping: copyright

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