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.

To prevent unauthorized access to your data, treat your license key securely, as you would a password.

View your license key

Owner, Admin, and Users

To view 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 on the right side of the Summary page, copy your license key.
  4. When prompted during installations or updates to your agent, paste your license key.

For applications monitored by New Relic Browser, you can also view your app ID and license key from the Browser Settings page.

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: View your license key

To view the New Relic license key for your Heroku application:

  1. Log in 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.

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