For the latest, most advanced host monitoring, check out New Relic Infrastructure.
Keep New Relic Servers up to date to take advantage of the latest features and functionality. For a list of the latest releases, see Servers for Linux release notes. Follow the procedure appropriate for your operating system.
After upgrading, restart the daemon to pick up configuration changes:
Upgrading on RedHat, CentOS, Fedora
If you are using RedHat, CentOS, or Fedora, follow these procedures for using yum or for using an .rpm file.
To work directly with the New Relic repositories, run the following command:
yum update newrelic-sysmond
When upgrading from a version < 2.0.1 you may experience a "race condition" with a concurrent execution, which will stop the server agent. If this occurs, you must do a one-time manual restart of the server agent.
Upgrading on Debian or Ubuntu
If you are using Debian or Ubuntu, follow these procedures for using .apt or for using a .deb file.
To work directly with the New Relic repositories, run the following commands as root:
apt-get update apt-get install newrelic-sysmond
The newrelic-sysmond package will also be upgraded as part of a standard
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Upgrading on Joyent SmartOS
If you are using Joyent SmartOS, follow these procedures.
To update via the Joyent pkgsrc repositories, run the following commands as root:
pkgin -fy update pkgin in nrsysmond svcadm restart pkgsrc/nrsysmond
The nrsysmond package will also be upgraded as part of a standard
For more help
Additional documentation resources include:
- Servers installation: RedHat and CentOS (using yum or rpm, uninstalling)
- Servers installation: Ubuntu and Debian (using apt or dpkg, uninstalling)
- Servers installation: Other Linux (binary tarball and configuration software management procedures for advanced users)
- Servers installation: Joyent SmartOS (install and configure Joyent SmartOS)