Ansible role which installs and configures New Relic Server Monitoring Daemon
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Ansible franklinkim.newrelic role

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franklinkim.newrelic is an Ansible role which:

  • installs newrelic
  • configures newrelic
  • configures service


Using ansible-galaxy:

$ ansible-galaxy install franklinkim.newrelic

Using requirements.yml:

- src: franklinkim.newrelic

Using git:

$ git clone franklinkim.newrelic


  • Ansible >= 2.0


Here is a list of all the default variables for this role, which are also available in defaults/main.yml.

# newrelic_license_key: yourkey

# User name
newrelic_user: newrelic
# User group
newrelic_group: newrelic
# User groups to append to user
newrelic_groups: []
# Name of the file where the server monitor will store its log messages.
newrelic_logfile: /var/log/newrelic/nrsysmond.log
# Level of detail you want in the log file
newrelic_loglevel: info
# Set to true to disable NFS client statistics gathering.
newrelic_disable_nfs: yes
# Set to true to disable Docker container statistics gathering.
newrelic_disable_docker: yes
# start on boot
newrelic_service_enabled: yes
# current state: started, stopped
newrelic_service_state: started
# use default hostname, set a value to override the default hostname
# A series of label_type/label_value pairings: label_type:label_value
# proxy server to use (i.e. proxy-host:8080)
# Option to fix Docker memory (see:


These are the handlers that are defined in handlers/main.yml.


- name: restart newrelic
    name: newrelic-sysmond
    state: restarted
  when: newrelic_service_state != 'stopped'


This is an example playbook:


- hosts: all
    - franklinkim.newrelic
    newrelic_service_state: started
    newrelic_license_key: ab2fa361cd4d0d373833cad619d7bcc424d27c16


$ git clone
$ cd ansible-newrelic
$ make test


In lieu of a formal style guide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests and examples for any new or changed functionality.

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request

Note: To update the file please install and run ansible-role:

$ gem install ansible-role
$ ansible-role docgen


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