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Install the infrastructure monitoring agent for Windows

With New Relic's infrastructure monitoring agent for Windows, you can monitor individual servers and also analyze how your service performs as a whole. The Windows agent can run on your own hardware or in cloud systems such as Amazon EC2 or Windows Azure.

The infrastructure monitoring agent supports Windows Server and Windows 10. You can also install with Chef.

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Install for Windows Server and Windows 10 using our wizard

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

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If you don't have a New Relic account yet, or prefer to follow the procedure manually, follow our step-by-step tutorial, which follows.

Step-by-step instructions

To install the infrastructure monitoring agent, use our PowerShell script, or 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.

Tip

As of version 1.4.0, the infrastructure monitoring agent package includes newrelic-infra-ctl, which is used to help troubleshoot a running agent. We recommend adding it to PATH.

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:

Install using zip files

For custom setup scenarios, you can install the infrastructure monitoring agent using our zip files in assisted or manual modes. This is especially useful when you need to adapt the default installation settings to your environment.

Caution

Installing the infrastructure monitoring agent using zip files is not supported.

Update the agent

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

For more help

If you need more help, check out these support and learning resources:

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