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AWS Elastic Beanstalk installation for PHP

AWS Elastic Beanstalk is a dynamic service that allows easy deployment and scalability for your PHP applications. Follow these instructions to install AWS with New Relic's PHP agent.


For more information about using Amazon tools with New Relic, see Amazon Web Services (AWS) users.


Before you install New Relic's PHP agent, make sure you have a supported Amazon Web Services account. In addition, for any New Relic installation, you will need your New Relic license key. This is a 40-character hexadecimal string that New Relic provides when you sign up for your account.


To install New Relic's PHP agent on AWS Elastic Beanstalk:

  1. In the .ebextensions folder inside your Elastic BeanStalk application, create a new file named newrelic.config.

  2. Add the following content to the file:

        newrelic-php5: []
        newrelic: INSERT_LINK_TO_REPO
        command: newrelic-install install
          NR_INSTALL_SILENT: true
  3. Replace INSERT_LINK_TO_REPO with the appropriate repository URL.

    • For 32-bit systems, use http://yum.newrelic.com/pub/newrelic/el5/i386/newrelic-repo-5-3.noarch.rpm
    • For 64-bit systems, use http://yum.newrelic.com/pub/newrelic/el5/x86_64/newrelic-repo-5-3.noarch.rpm
  4. Replace INSERT_LICENSE_KEY with your New Relic license key.

  5. Push your app to Elastic BeanStalk:

After a successful setup, it can take up to fifteen minutes before metrics begin to appear in New Relic. To view your APM Summary page: Go to one.newrelic.com > APM > (select your app).

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