Agent established releases

New Relic defines an established release as one that has been successfully deployed and extensively used in production by customers. The release is not known to have any critical issues, and all the known issues have been documented.

Recommendation: In general, use the latest agent version. Consider using established releases only for hard-to-maintain environments. For more information, see the agent's release notes.

  • To check which agent version your account uses: From the account dropdown in the New Relic UI, select Account settings, then view the Update your New Relic agent list in the Account information section of the page.
  • To download and install the latest agent version, follow standard procedures to install or update the agent.

Established releases generally are not the most current release. They may not include the latest set of features and capabilities.

Go agent

For the Go agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version.

Java agent

For the Java agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version. The current Java agent established release versions include:

Java SE 6, 7, 8, 9

Current established release for Java 6, 7, 8, and 9 (download).

For a list of known issues, see the Java agent 3.47.1 release notes.

Java SE 5

Current established release for Java SE 5: 2.21.7 (download).

For a list of known issues, see Java agent 2.21.7 release notes.

.NET agent

For the .NET agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version. The current .NET Framework agent's established release version is 2.8.1.0 (download). Before upgrading from the established release, check for major changes between earlier .NET agent versions that may affect your app installation.

PHP agent

For the PHP agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version.

Python agent

For the Python agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version.

Ruby agent

For the Ruby agent, New Relic recommends using the latest agent version.

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