Install New Relic addon for Play 2 Framework on Heroku

Enable new relic on your app, either using the web interface, or in your terminal:

heroku addons:add newrelic:standard

The documentation is here.

Download and unzip the new relic zipfile into play 2 app lib folder.

Add the lib folder and it’s content to your git repository.

$ git add lib
$ git status
# On branch master
# Changes to be committed:
# (use "git reset HEAD <file>..." to unstage)
# new file: lib/newrelic/newrelic-api.jar
# new file: lib/newrelic/newrelic.jar
# new file: lib/newrelic/newrelic.yml

To enable the new relic java agent change the Procfile in the root of your play 2 application(more info here and here.

Add javaagent configuration to your heroku config:

heroku config:add \

Contents of Procfile:

web: target/start -Dhttp.port=$PORT \
  -DapplyEvolutions.default=true \
  -Ddb.default.driver=org.postgresql.Driver \
  -Ddb.default.url=$DATABASE_URL $PLAY_OPTS

And push the changes to Heroku

git commit -am "Configuration for new relic agent"
git push heroku master
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