How to use New Relic Reporting in Magento 2

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  1. What is New Relic Reporting in Magento 2 admin panel?

New Relic is a SaaS-based subscription service. This service provides detailed real-time visibility into business and performance metrics for data-driven decision making.

  1. Tutorial on using New Relic Reporting in Magento 2

There are four steps on using New Relic Reporting: Sign Up for a New Relic Account, Install the New Relic Agent on Your Server, Configure Your Store and Enable Cron for New Relic Reporting.

Step 1: Sign Up for a New Relic Account

Visit a New Relic website to sign up. Follow the instruction and choose the product that you want to install first.

After signed in, locate the following credentials that you will need to complete the configuration:

Account ID On the dashboard, the Account ID is the number in the URL after /accounts
Application ID On the dashboard, click New Relic APM. In the menu, click Applications. Then, select your application. The number in the URL after /applications/ is the Application ID.
New Relic API Key On the dashboard, click Account Settings. In the menu on the left under Integrations, click Data Sharing. You can create, regenerate or delete API key from this page.
Insights API Key On the dashboard, click Insights. In the menu on the left under Administration, click API Keys. Your Insights API Key(s) display on this page. To generate a key, click the plus sign (+) next to Insert Keys.

Step 2: Install the New Relic Agent on Your Server

To gather and transmit data using New Relic APM Pro, you have to install the PHP agent on your server.

  1. After selecting a web agent, click PHP.
  2. Follow the instructions. See New Relic for PHP if you need help
  3. Make sure that cron is running on your server. Read Configure and run cron in Magento 2 if you need help.

Step 3: Configure Your Store

On the admin sidebar click Stores. Then under Settings, click Configuration. Under General click New Relic Reporting and follow these steps:

New Relic Reporting
New Relic Reporting

Set Enable New Relic Integration to “Yes.”

In the Insights API URL, replace the percent (% symbol with your New Relic Account ID) and input all required information and click Save Config.

Step 4: Enable Cron for New Relic Reporting

Open the Cron tab

New Relic Reporting in Magento 2
Cron

Set Enable Cron to”Yes and click Save Config.

Above is a tutorial on using New Relic Reporting in Magento 2. Feel free to comment or contact us directly if you have any question. On the next article, we will describe New Relic Queries in Magento 2. Keep tracking Mageguides for more Magento 2 guideline articles.

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