New Relic Server Monitoring on Elastic Beanstalk

When I set out to deploy the excellent and free New Relic’s Server Monitoring agent on a couple of Elastic Beanstalk environments, I was expecting it to be an “easy-peasy copy/paste a couple of commands and it magically works” type of thing like it usually is when dealing with New Relic. What surprised me was that not only that there wasn’t a lot of official documentation for it, but I also couldn’t find a ready-made solution that did what I needed (crazy, I know). And what I needed seemed pretty simple; automatically deploy and configure the nrsysmond agent while having it read some info about the environment.

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Dario DuvnjakNew Relic Server Monitoring on Elastic Beanstalk