Attributes are key-value pairs containing information that determines the properties of an event or transaction. These key-value pairs can help you gain greater insight into your application and annotate the data in New Relic. Both default and custom attributes are visible in APM transaction traces, distributed traces, and error analytics; and APM and browser events.
You can customize exactly which attributes will be sent to each of these destinations. Read on to learn about the PHP agent attributes, how to enable or disable them, and the rules the agent follows to determine which attributes to include or exclude for a destination.
PHP agent attributes
In addition to the default APM attributes, you can configure the following attributes in the PHP agent. See PHP agent (
newrelic.ini) settings and Enabling and disabling attributes for more information.
Change where attributes are sent
All destinations are open to attribute collection by default in the PHP agent, except
To change which attributes are sent to New Relic destinations:
Open or close any destination to attribute collection by changing the
See Attribute rules for which settings supersede each other.
Upgrading the PHP agent
When upgrading to PHP agent 4.9 or higher, upgrade your configuration file. For more information about deprecated properties, see Enabling and disabling attributes.