This release of the Python agent enables the ability to add Custom Insights Events through a new
For a list of known issues with the Python agent, see Status of the Python agent.
- Custom Events
Prior to this release, the Python agent had the capability to record two types of Insights events automatically:
TransactionError events. In addition, custom attributes could be added to those events. Now, with the addition of the
record_custom_event() API, it is possible to define your own custom event types, enabling greater flexibility about what types of events you can view and query in Insights.
For details, see the Insights documentation on Inserting Custom Events.
- Attributes renamed
Two attributes have been renamed, in order to be consistent with the naming convention of other New Relic agents. The affected attributes are: