License key

Whenever you install a New Relic agent, you must specify your New Relic license key in order for the agent to report data to your New Relic account. This is a 40-character hexadecimal string that New Relic provides when you sign up for your account.

Find your license key

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(account dropdown) > Account settings: Your New Relic license key appears in the Account information section of your Account settings.

To find the license key for your New Relic account:

  1. Sign in to your New Relic account.
  2. From the account dropdown in the New Relic UI, select Account settings.
  3. From the Account information section, copy your license key.
  4. When prompted during installations or updates to your agent, paste your license key.

Change your license key

Under most circumstances, you should never need to change your New Relic license key. If your license key has been compromised, get support at support.newrelic.com.

Heroku: Find your license key

For Heroku users, to find your New Relic license key:

  1. Login to your Heroku Dashboard.
  2. Select your app, then select Add-ons > New Relic APM.
  3. From the account dropdown in the New Relic UI, select Account settings.
  4. From the Account information section, copy your license key.

For more help

Additional documentation resources include:

If you need additional help, get support at support.newrelic.com.