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New Relic .NET Agent

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/19/2015.

New Relic .NET Agent that allows you to monitor your .NET application. Package has following parameters:

-param 'licensekey=newrelickey' # Specify Your NewRelic license key
-param 'restartiis=true' # (Optional) Stop IIS service, install package, start IIS after.
-param 'licensekey=yourkey;restartiis=true' # Specify License key and handle IIS restarts.

This package is updated automatically to use new url when a new version comes out.

To install New Relic .NET Agent, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install newrelic-dotnet --version

To upgrade New Relic .NET Agent, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade newrelic-dotnet --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    #NOTE: Please remove any commented lines to tidy up prior to releasing the package, including this one
    #Items that could be replaced based on what you call chocopkgup.exe with
    #newrelic-dotnet - Package Name (should be same as nuspec file and folder) |/p
    # - The updated version | /v
    # - The url for the native file | /u
    #C:\Chocolatey\_work\NewRelicAgent_x86_3.6.177.0.msi - Downloaded file if including it in package | /pp
    # - This will be used later | /pg
    # - The 64bit url for the native file | /u64
    $packageName = 'newrelic-dotnet' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    $installerType = 'msi' #only one of these: exe, msi, msu
    $url = '' # download url
    $url64 = '' # 64bit URL here or remove - if installer decides, then use $url
    $silentArgs = '/qb INSTALLLEVEL=50' # "/s /S /q /Q /quiet /silent /SILENT /VERYSILENT" # try any of these to get the silent installer #msi is always /quiet
    $validExitCodes = @(0) #please insert other valid exit codes here, exit codes for ms
    # Defaults
    $restartiis = $false
    if (![string]::IsNullOrEmpty($env:chocolateyPackageParameters))
    	if ($env:chocolateyPackageParameters.ToLower().Contains("restartiis") -or $env:chocolateyPackageParameters.ToLower().Contains("license_key"))
    		# Getting Parameters
    		$rawTxt =  [regex]::escape($env:chocolateyPackageParameters)
    		$params = $($rawTxt -split ';' | ForEach-Object {
    		   $temp= $_ -split '='
    		   "{0}={1}" -f $temp[0].Substring(0,$temp[0].Length),$temp[1]
    		} | ConvertFrom-StringData)
    		if ($params.restartiis -eq 'true')
    			Write-Host "Found 'restartiis' parameter enabled."
    			$restartiis = $true
    			$restartiis = $false
    		if (![string]::IsNullOrEmpty($params.license_key))
    			# Passing License key
    			$silentArgs = $silentArgs + " NR_LICENSE_KEY=" + $params.license_key			
    			Write-Warning "No New Relic license key specified. Please use -params 'license_key=<newrelic_key>' or alternatively specify it manually after installation."
    try { #error handling is only necessary if you need to do anything in addition to/instead of the main helpers
    	if ($restartiis)
    	  # Stop IIS before installing
    	  $ServiceName = "W3SVC"
    	  $service = Get-Service "$ServiceName" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    		if ($service -ne $null)
    				Write-Host $($ServiceName+" service will be stopped")
    				Stop-Service $ServiceName
    				echo "Sleeping for $sleep_timeout seconds"	
    				$i = 0
    				while (!(Get-Service $ServiceName | Where-Object {$_.status -eq "stopped"}))
    					echo "Waiting for ${ServiceName} to be stopped"		
    					if ($i -gt $sleep_timeout)
    						throw "Can't wait for ${ServiceName} to be stopped. Took longer than ${sleep_timeout}s: Timeout"
    					Echo "[$i]"
    					Start-Sleep -s 1
    				echo "${ServiceName} is stopped. Continue."
    				Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    				Write-Host "Configuring $ServiceName to autostart"
    				Set-Service $ServiceName -startuptype "auto"
    				Write-Host $("Starting "+$ServiceName+" service")
    				Start-Service $ServiceName
    			echo "No ${ServiceName} service found. Nothing to restart. Continue."
    			Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    		Write-Warning "IIS will not be restarted. Please do so manually. In order to stop & start IIS automatically use parameter: -params 'restartiis=true'. "		
    		Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" "$url64"  -validExitCodes $validExitCodes
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure "$packageName" "$($_.Exception.Message)"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'newrelic-dotnet' # arbitrary name for the package, used in messages
    try {
      $msiArgs = "/X {1E9129D9-6FFB-4223-A6CC-E6D7BC21C38C} /qb"
      Start-ChocolateyProcessAsAdmin "$msiArgs" 'msiexec'
      Write-ChocolateySuccess $package
    } catch {
      Write-ChocolateyFailure $package "$($_.Exception.Message)"

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Software Author(s)

  • NewRelic



Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
New Relic .NET Agent 8.15.455.0 1451 Monday, April 22, 2019 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 728 Tuesday, March 19, 2019 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 8.13.798.0 1576 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 657 Thursday, January 10, 2019 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 627 Monday, December 17, 2018 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 737 Friday, November 30, 2018 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 778 Thursday, November 15, 2018 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 1884 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 approved
New Relic .NET Agent 813 Wednesday, October 3, 2018 approved
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