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February 25
Python agent v6.2.0.156

This release of the Python agent includes new garbage collection runtime metrics as well as improved metrics for CPU and memory usage. This release also includes bug fixes for Uvicorn instrumentation

January 21
Python agent v6.0.1.155

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix for httpx instrumentation.

Python agent v6.0.0.154

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for httpx, removes support for Python 3.5, and includes performance enhancements.

December 22, 2020
Python agent v5.24.0.153

This release of the Python agent includes minor bug fixes.

October 28, 2020
Python agent v5.22.1.152

This release of the Python agent updates transaction naming for Starlette and FastAPI, and includes bug fixes.

October 22, 2020
Python agent v5.22.0.151

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for Starlette and FastAPI.

October 6, 2020
Python agent v5.20.1.150

This release of the Python agent adds support for Python 3.9 and includes bug fixes.

September 21, 2020
Python agent v5.20.0.149

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for uvicorn and asyncpg.

August 31, 2020
Python agent v5.18.0.148

This release of the Python agent adds new ASGI apis and upgrades wrapt.

August 24, 2020
Python agent v5.16.2.147

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes.

August 17, 2020
Python agent v5.16.1.146

This release of the Python agent introduces manylinux wheels and includes bug fixes.

August 10, 2020
Python agent v5.16.0.145

This release of the Python agent changes the internal http client from requests to urllib3, updates logging, and includes bug fixes.

June 18, 2020
Python agent v5.14.1.144

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix.

June 2, 2020
Python agent v5.14.0.142

This release of the Python agent includes improvements to distributed tracing, and bug fixes.

May 4, 2020
Python agent v5.12.1.141

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes.

April 13, 2020
Python agent v5.12.0.140

This release of the Python agent includes support for a new product called Infinite Tracing, and it also has some bug fixes

March 9, 2020
Python agent v5.10.0.138

This release of the Python agent includes an update to the API for recording exceptions, default request attributes, optional function trace attributes, and bug fixes.

February 24, 2020
Python agent v5.8.0.136

This release of the Python agent includes a new API for adding custom attributes on span events, improvements to external type spans, deprecations, and bug fixes.

February 3, 2020
Python agent v5.6.0.135

This release of the Python agent includes an implementation for w3c trace context, support for uvloop, and various bug fixes.

December 19, 2019
Python agent v5.4.1.134

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix for reporting inaccurate metric values.

November 26, 2019
Python agent v5.4.0.132

This release of the Python agent includes the logs in context feature and bug fixes.

November 13, 2019
Python agent v5.2.3.131

This release of the Python agent includes support for Python 3.8 and restores the original record-deploy command interface.

November 6, 2019
Python agent v5.2.2.130

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes.

October 9, 2019
Python agent v5.2.1.129

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes.

October 1, 2019
Python agent v5.2.0.127

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix for tornado and support for recording deployment markers in the EU region as well as specifying a deploy timestamp.

August 12, 2019
Python agent v5.0.2.126

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes for feedparser and django-piston.

August 9, 2019
Python agent v5.0.1.125

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix for the mako library instrumentation.

August 6, 2019
Python agent v5.0.0.124

This release of the Python agent introduces:

June 24, 2019
Python agent v4.20.1.121

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes, deprecations, and improved naming behavior for gRPC.

May 22, 2019
Python agent v4.20.0.120

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes and adds new API methods to retrieve the current trace ID and current span ID.

April 17, 2019
Python agent v4.18.0.118

This release of the Python agent adds improvements to the gRPC instrumentation package and includes bug fixes.

March 29, 2019
Python agent v4.16.1.117

This release of the Python agent fixes a memory leak that occurs on Python 2 when monitoring WSGI applications.

March 25, 2019
Python agent v4.16.0.116

This release of the Python agent adds support for native coroutines and generators with a new web_transaction API, as well as bugfixes.

February 13, 2019
Python agent v4.14.0.115

This release of the Python agent adds support for native coroutines and generators with the background task API and adds support for Kubernetes detection.

January 22, 2019
Python agent v4.12.0.113

This release of the Python agent extends support of Amazon's boto3 library and includes bug fixes.

January 10, 2019
Python agent v4.10.0.112

This release of the Python agent adds support for excluding attributes from span events and transaction trace segments, adds a new api called add_custom_parameters, and includes various bug fixes.

December 3, 2018
Python agent v4.8.0.110

This release of the Python agent adds support for Falcon framework, and includes various bug fixes.

November 12, 2018
Python agent v4.6.0.106

This release of the Python agent includes changes to the agent to enable monitoring of Lambda functions, improves the built-in Sanic instrumentation, and includes various bug fixes.

September 24, 2018
Python agent v4.4.1.104

This release of the Python agent contains bug fixes.

September 11, 2018
Python agent v4.4.0.103

This release of the Python agent introduces instrumentation for Sanic, and contains bug fixes.

July 31, 2018
Python agent v4.2.0.100

This release of the Python agent introduces distributed tracing, adds improvement to our Pyramid instrumentation, adds support for custom CA bundles, and contains bug fixes.

July 23, 2018
Python agent v4.0.0.99

This release of the Python agent removes previously deprecated APIs, and removes support for Python 2.6 and Python 3.3.

July 12, 2018
Python agent v3.4.0.95

This release of the Python agent adds support for Python 3.7 and contains various bug fixes.

June 11, 2018
Python agent v3.2.2.94

This release of the Python agent contains various bug fixes.

May 16, 2018
Python agent v3.2.1.93

This release of the Python agent contains various bug fixes.

April 4, 2018
Python agent v3.2.0.91

This release of the Python agent adds the request.uri attribute on transaction events in insights, adds built-in cheroot instrumentation, adds support for recording flask-restful/flask-restplus except

March 14, 2018
Python agent v3.0.0.89

This release of the Python agent removes previously deprecated APIs, makes SSL communication with New Relic mandatory, and updates support for aiohttp middleware.

March 7, 2018
Python agent v2.106.1.88

This release of the Python agent includes a fix for security bulletin nr18-07.

February 28, 2018
Python agent v2.106.0.87

This release of the Python agent adds support for AIOHTTP version 3.

February 20, 2018
Python agent v2.104.0.86

This release of the Python agent adds a deprecation warning for customers that disable SSL, and adds bugfixes for supported async frameworks that use asyncio.

February 5, 2018
Python agent v2.102.0.85

This release of the Python agent contains improvements to the time tracing API as well as bug fixes.

January 9, 2018
Python agent v2.100.0.84

This release of the Python agent contains security related updates as well as bug fixes.

November 30, 2017
Python agent v2.98.0.81

This release of the Python agent adds improvements to django instrumentation, improvements to django rest framework instrumentation, and various bug fixes.

October 16, 2017
Python agent v2.96.0.80

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for aiohttp framework, adds support for displaying Heroku dyno names, and various bug fixes.

September 19, 2017
Python agent v2.94.0.79

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for aiohttp client.

September 6, 2017
Python agent v2.92.0.78

This release of the Python agent adds support for monitoring of outbound gRPC requests and adds an API for cross application tracing of custom non-HTTP transports. For details on APIs for cross applic

July 31, 2017
Python agent v2.90.0.75

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes and improvements to the builtin pika instrumentation.

July 12, 2017
Python agent v2.88.1.73

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes for the pika RabbitMQ library instrumentation.

July 6, 2017
Python agent v2.88.0.72

This release of the Python agent adds built-in instrumentation for the pika RabbitMQ library, a message broker API which can be used to add custom instrumentation for additional message brokers, and v

May 26, 2017
Python agent v2.86.3.70

This release of the Python agent includes various bug fixes as described below.

May 23, 2017
Python agent v2.86.2.68

This release is the same as 2.86.0.65 except it has been re-published to pypi due to an issue with 2.86.1.66.

May 17, 2017
Python agent v2.86.1.66

This release of the Python agent includes various bug fixes as described below.

May 3, 2017
Python agent v2.86.0.65

This release of the Python agent includes improvements to our introductory support for Tornado 4 applications as well as bug fixes.

April 25, 2017
Python agent v2.84.0.64

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes and improvements to the precision of the duration data recorded for transaction traces.

April 17, 2017
Python agent v2.82.1.63

This release of the Python agent includes a bug fix for our introductory support for Tornado 4 applications.

March 15, 2017
Python agent v2.82.0.62

This release of the Python agent improves our introductory support for Tornado 4 applications by adding Cross Application Tracing for web transactions that are sent to a Tornado 4 application.

February 27, 2017
Python agent v2.80.1.61

This release of the Python agent is a hotfix release to address a problem with the Tornado 4 instrumentation for introduced in our last release (v2.80.0.60). Under the circumstances described below,

February 23, 2017
Python agent v2.80.0.60

This release of the Python agent enhances our introductory support for Tornado 4, most notably by adding support for .

January 4, 2017
Python agent v2.78.0.57

This release of the Python agent adds support for reporting datastore instance information for the elasticsearch library.

December 14, 2016
Python agent v2.76.0.55

This release of the Python agent adds support for reporting datastore instance information for the python-memcached library. It also addresses a couple of Python 3 issues related to naming metrics and

November 14, 2016
Python agent v2.74.0.54

This release of the Python agent adds support for reporting datastore instance information for both the redis and MySQLdb drivers.

October 25, 2016
Python agent v2.72.1.53

This release of the Python agent is a hotfix release to address a problem introduced in our last release (v2.72.0.52) where users of the Postgresql database adapter could see extra Datastore entries

October 18, 2016
Python agent v2.72.0.52

This release of the Python agent adds support for reporting datastore instance information for the Postgresql driver.

September 6, 2016
Python agent v2.70.0.51

This release of the Python agent adds support for the improved Django middleware introduced in Django v1.10, and also adds instrumentation for the and packages.

July 19, 2016
Python agent v2.68.0.50

This release of the Python agent is a bug fix release that addresses several recently reported issues.

May 26, 2016
Python agent v2.66.0.49

This release of the Python agent is a bug fix release that addresses several outstanding issues. In addition, the agent's instrumentation for the Pyramid web framework was updated to handle changes in

April 20, 2016
Python agent v2.64.0.48

This release of the Python agent is a bug fix release which improves our introductory support for instrumenting Tornado 4 applications. Full details about the status of our Tornado 4 support can be fo

March 30, 2016
Python agent v2.62.0.47

This release of the Python agent adds introductory support for instrumenting Tornado 4 applications.

December 14, 2015
Python agent v2.60.0.46

This release of the Python agent enables the ability to add Custom Insights Events through a new API.

November 25, 2015
Python agent v2.58.2.45

This release of the Python agent is a hotfix release to address a problem where the agent could fail to validate the SSL certificate of the New Relic collector in some environments.

November 17, 2015
Python agent v2.58.1.44

This release of the Python agent is a hotfix release to address a problem where the package failed to install under certain circumstances.

November 16, 2015
Python agent v2.58.0.43

This release of the Python agent reports error events to Insights and captures enhanced error data to support the new Advanced Error Analytics feature in APM.

September 30, 2015
Python agent v2.56.0.42

This release of the Python agent adds much more flexibility around what attributes are sent to New Relic, and where they are displayed.

July 29, 2015
Python agent v2.54.0.41

This release of the Python agent adds the ability to strip exception messages from error traces, in order to prevent the inadvertent capture of sensitive information.

June 11, 2015
Python agent v2.52.0.40

This release of the Python agent adds the ability to customize the hostname displayed in the APM UI, as well as updating the solrpy and pysolr instrumentation so that Solr metrics will now appear in t

April 6, 2015
Python agent v2.50.0.39

This release of the Python agent adds support for Django 1.8.

March 25, 2015
Python agent v2.48.0.38

This release of the Python agent adds instrumentation for Elasticsearch as a new datastore product and a more granular breakdown of various SQL operations in the “Databases” tab in the APM UI. In addi

March 4, 2015
Python agent v2.46.0.37

This release of the Python agent is a minor bug fix release, including changes which may help to reduce the incidence of spurious warnings about being able to communicate with our service.

February 11, 2015
Python agent v2.44.0.36

This release of the Python agent includes a major update to how we capture and represent metrics for both SQL databases and NoSQL datastores. Metrics for both types of products will now be displayed i

January 18, 2015
Python agent v2.42.0.35

This release of the Python agent includes bug fixes for issues with agent registration and use of proxies which could result in no data being reported.

December 3, 2014
Python agent v2.40.0.34

This release of the Python agent enables the collection of transaction traces for Synthetics requests by default, and adds the individual trip trace visualization for Cross Application Tracing.

November 25, 2014
Python agent v2.38.2.33

This release of the Python agent fixes a memory leak which affects our Tornado instrumentation, and which was a factor in the recent issues we had with the Django template instrumentation.

November 12, 2014
Python agent v2.38.0.31

This release of the Python agent adds support for the mapping features of Cross Application Tracing, which provide a visualization of how requests flow through multiple applications within a distribut

October 29, 2014
Python agent v2.36.0.30

This release of the Python agent provides improvements to how we report agent configuration information. This enables us to better help you debug any issues you may experience with configuring the age

October 15, 2014
Python agent v2.34.0.29

This release of the Python agent provides support for Labels and Rollups, making it possible to organize your applications in the APM UI into meaningful categories.

September 29, 2014
Python agent v2.32.0.28

This release of the Python agent provides a preview of a significant overhaul of our instrumentation for Tornado version 3.2 and earlier. Further improvements to our Django instrumentation are also in

September 16, 2014
Python agent v2.30.0.27

This release of the Python agent improves instrumentation for the Flask web framework and adds database monitoring support when using the pymssql client with a Microsoft SQL Server database.

August 26, 2014
Python agent v2.28.0.26

This release of the Python agent improves data collection with the Django web framework. These improvements include better-targeted web transaction naming with the Django REST framework, better covera

August 25, 2014
Python agent v2.26.2.24

This release of the Python agent is a hotfix release to prevent proxy credentials set in the agent configuration file from being transmitted to New Relic.

August 20, 2014
Python agent v2.26.0.22

This release of the Python agent includes improvements to browser monitoring, with the primary change being that the Python agent is now able to perform automatic browser monitoring for a wider range

August 6, 2014
Python agent v2.24.0.21

This release of the Python agent includes fixes related to tracking of external web service calls and minor improvements to automatic real user monitoring HTML insertion for Django. An offline develop

July 1, 2014
Python agent v2.22.1.20

This release of the Python agent is a hot fix release to address an issue introduced in version 2.22.0.19 when applying additional function traces from the agent configuration.

June 24, 2014
Python agent v2.22.0.19

This release of the Python agent introduces a means to enforce High Security Mode from the agent configuration, as well as enabling capture of Insights events for background tasks.

June 13, 2014
Python agent v2.20.1.18

This release of the Python agent addresses a bug which in some cases caused database connection parameters, which could include login credentials, to be logged to the local system by the monitored app

May 29, 2014
Python agent v2.20.0.17

This release of the Python agent provides various improvements to database client module instrumentation and execution of explain plans.

March 28, 2014
Python agent v2.18.1.15

This release of the Python agent adds improved audit logging functionality and an admin script sub command for recording deployments.

March 5, 2014
Python agent v2.16.0.12

This release of the Python agent adds obfuscation of explain plans as the default when using PostgreSQL, as well as including bug fixes related to the instrumentation for some MySQL database client mo

February 17, 2014
Python agent v2.14.0.11

This release of the Python agent adds support for the Cornice REST component library for the Pyramid web framework, as well as a number of minor feature improvements and bug fixes.

February 3, 2014
Python agent v2.12.0.10

This release of the Python agent includes improved instrumentation for the Bottle framework and new instrumentation support for gevent WSGI servers. It also allows reporting of data to multiple applic

January 24, 2014
Python agent v2.10.1.9

This release of the Python agent is a hot fix version to address an issue related to cross process application traces introduced in 2.10.0.8.

January 17, 2014
Python agent v2.10.0.8

This release of the Python agent includes various improvements and bug fixes related to instrumentation for database client modules, as well as a notable fix to our 'newrelic-admin' script affecting s

December 13, 2013
Python agent v2.8.0.7

This release of the Python agent marks the official introduction of support for pypy. Instrumentation has also been updated to address issues arising from the release of Celery 3.1.

November 2, 2013
Python agent v2.6.0.5

This release of the Python agent contains support for web applications and worker processes using 'gearman' for background task execution. The agent also switches to using the 'json' package from the

October 16, 2013
Python agent v2.4.0.4

This release of the Python agent is a bug fix release primarily to address a number of issues introduced in version 2.2.0.2 which have effected a small number of users.

October 11, 2013
Python agent v2.2.1.3

This release of the Python agent is a hot fix version to address a Celery instrumentation issue introduced with version 2.2.0.2.

Python agent v2.2.0.2

This release of the Python agent is an incremental release and includes minor feature changes and enhancements.

September 4, 2013
Python agent v2.0.0.1

This release of the Python agent is a major new version and primarily focuses on the addition of support for Python 3.

July 5, 2013
Python agent v1.13.1.31

This release of the Python agent includes a hot fix to address an issue whereby external web service calls made via HTTPS connections were failing. This issue was introduced with version 1.13.0.30 of

July 3, 2013
Python agent v1.13.0.30

This release of the Python agent adds support for Cross Application Tracing.

May 28, 2013
Python agent v1.12.0.56

This release of the Python agent removes the experimental label from our Tornado Web and Pyramid support, with support now being enabled by default.

April 9, 2013
Python agent v1.11.0.55

This release of the Python agent introduces a major new feature called X-Ray Sessions. This feature allows you to gain deeper insights into a key transaction's performance by showing transaction trace

February 23, 2013
Python agent v1.10.2.38

This release of the Python agent fixes an issue when floating point values were used in headers used to calculate queueing time.

February 22, 2013
Python agent v1.10.1.36

This release of the Python agent contains improvements in the way that queueing time is calculated.

January 23, 2013
Python agent v1.10.0.28

This release of the Python agent contains a fix for when reporting to multiple applications, as well as other minor bug fixes and enhancements.

December 19, 2012
Python agent v1.9.0.21

This release of the Python agent addresses an issue with under reporting of memory use on Linux, as well as other minor bug fixes and enhancements.

November 14, 2012
Python agent v1.8.0.13

This release of the Python agent enables the ability to set apdex values and alerts for key transactions (discussed here)

November 7, 2012
Python agent v1.7.0.31

This release of the Python agent focuses on providing a low-overhead thread profiler which can monitor and record executing threads for a specified time, without affecting the customer experience.

October 16, 2012
Python agent v1.6.0.13

This release of the Python agent is a minor feature and bug fix release.

September 4, 2012
Python agent v1.5.0.103

This release of the Python agent contains capacity analysis reporting, an improved sampling algorithm to ensure a wider sampling of slow transactions and added support for TastyPie, dropbox and facepy

August 1, 2012
Python agent v1.4.0.137

This release of the Python agent introduces a number of new features including improvements to RUM browser traces. Performance of the agent has also been improved though reducing some of the overheads

June 12, 2012
Python agent v1.3.0.289

This release of the Python agent has focused on improving the way the agent communicates with the New Relic core application. This includes improved logging and error handling, but also adds support f

April 25, 2012
Python agent v1.2.1.265

Fix assertion violations when greenlets were used explicitly in the context of a normal thread based request handler.Installation of package using Python 2.5 was giving warnings when trying to byte co

March 27, 2012
Python agent v1.2.0.246

Added full support for being able to use agent package with buildout. Previously the 'newrelic-admin' script was not installed correctly when buildout was being used to manage package installation.Add

January 10, 2012
Python agent v1.1.0.192

Addressed a performance issue which would cause high CPU load, when parsing SQL queries which had a large number of values for a SQL 'IN' clause.Agent version was not reported in form A.B.C.D in all c

November 30, 2011
Python agent v1.0.5.156

Details of errors were not being captured and passed back to the core application to be displayed by the UI when the URL for the request had query string parameters. The problem was not causing failur

November 15, 2011
Python agent v1.0.3.138

Where instrumentation was not available for the web framework or toolkit being used and web transactions were being named according to the original URL, metric normalization rules were not being corre

November 14, 2011
Python agent v1.0.2.130

The first general release of the Python agent. If you are using an older BETA version of the Python agent you should upgrade as soon as possible as many outstanding issues were fixed leading up to thi

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