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Install the infrastructure monitoring agent for macOS

With New Relic's infrastructure monitoring agent for macOS, you can monitor key performance metrics on macOS hosts. The agent can run on your own hardware or in cloud systems such as Amazon EC2.

The infrastructure monitoring agent is compatible with all generally available, Apple supported macOS versions.


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Install for macOS

Before installation, be sure to review the requirements. Then, to install the infrastructure monitoring agent for macOS, you can use our Guided Install, or follow the instructions in this document to complete a basic installation.


The following capabilities of the infrastructure agent are not yet available on macOS:

  • Log forwarder.
  • On-host integrations (including built-in integrations such as Docker and Flex).
  • Automated deployment via Configuration Management tools (Chef, Ansible, Puppet).

Step-by-step instructions

To install the infrastructure monitoring agent, follow the step-by-step instructions:

Wait a few minutes, then view your server in the infrastructure UI. If no data appears after waiting a few minutes, follow the troubleshooting steps.

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What's next?

The only required configuration option is the license_key setting, which is created as part of the installation procedures. You may also want to:

Update the agent

To upgrade to the latest version, follow standard procedures to update the infrastructure monitoring agent.

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