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New Relic New Relic

New Relic is a Software as a Service offering that focuses on performance and availability monitoring.
It uses a standardized Apdex (application performance index) score to set and rate application performance across the environment in a unified manner.

Creating a New Relic connection

To create the connection you need to:

  • Verify that you have a valid user account with appropriate permissions by logging into New Relic
  • An API keys
  • An API address

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Go to New Relic.

  2. Select the API keys submenu.

    select key

  3. Create a new user key.

    create key

  4. Copy your key to your New Relic connection.

    copy key

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the New Relic icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appears.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to make the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API key
    • The API address
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.