For general information on how the Python agent API calls relate to each other, see the API guide.

Prevents the current transaction from contributing to Apdex.


This call suppresses the generation of the Apdex metric for a web transaction. You might wish to do this when a long-running transaction is frequently affecting the average Apdex score for your application.

To un-suppress a previously suppressed transaction, set the flag to False.

You can also suppress the Apdex medtric in the WSGI environ dictinary. To do so, set newrelic.suppress_apdex_metric key for the specific request in the WSGI environ dictionary passed by the WSGI server into the WSGI application being monitored.


Parameter Description



Optional. Default is True. If a transaction's Apdex has been previously suppressed, you can un-suppress it by setting the flag to False.

Return value(s)



Turn off Apdex for specific transaction

If you have frequent, long-running functions in your app that are causing your average Apdex to go down, you can call suppress_apdex_metric where the transaction is being generated:

import newrelic.agent

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