Installing Servers for Windows


For the latest, most advanced host monitoring, check out New Relic Infrastructure.

To install Infrastructure on Windows, see Install Infrastructure for Windows Server.

Servers for Windows provides an easy, interactive installation utility to handle most of the setup automatically. System administrators can also use the command line to install it.

Standard installation

Before installing Servers for Windows, review the Compatibility and requirements:

  1. From the New Relic menu bar, select Servers > Add more.
  2. Download the appropriate NewRelicServerMonitor file for your 32-bit or 64-bit operating system.
  3. Follow the automated prompts to complete the installation steps.
  4. Enter your New Relic license key when prompted.

Wait a few minutes, then check your server's performance. If you do not see your server in the Servers list, see No data appears. For more information about event logs and other configuration settings, see Configuring Servers for Windows.

This image shows the server overview page. The Server Overview page provides summary information
From the New Relic Servers menu bar, select your server to view information about your server's CPU usage, physical memory, and disk I/O utilization. The Overview tab also shows information about your operating system, associated apps, and recent alerts or events.

Command line installation

System administrators can install Servers for Windows via an administrator command line with Microsoft's msiexec tool.

To install, run:

msiexec /i NewRelicServerMonitor_"version".msi /L*v install.log NR_LICENSE_KEY="YOUR_LICENSE_KEY"

To "silently" install (without prompts, license key popups, etc.):

msiexec /i NewRelicServerMonitor_"version".msi /L*v install.log /qn NR_LICENSE_KEY="YOUR_LICENSE_KEY"

Upgrading Servers for Windows

For upgrade instructions, see Upgrading Servers for Windows.

For more help

Additional documentation resources include: