This documentation contains requirements and tips for integrating the New Relic Python agent with an app that uses Waitress. To return to the general install instructions, go to Install New Relic for Python.
The New Relic Python agent provides support for the Waitress WSGI server. This includes automatically instrumenting the WSGI application entry point supplied to the Waitress server. The automatic instrumentation will work if the
waitress.serve() API function is used directly, or if
egg:waitress#main is specified as the server to use when starting up the web application using PasteDeploy.
Admin script integration method
You can use the recommended admin script integration method, as described in the general installation documentation.
If rather than manually integrating the call to startup the Waitress WSGI server in your application code, you are using PasteDeploy with a configuration similar to:
[server:main] use = egg:waitress#main host = 127.0.0.1 port = 8080
all you instead need to do to start up your WSGI application is wrap the running of the
NEW_RELIC_CONFIG_FILE=newrelic.ini newrelic-admin run-program paster serve production.ini