1. After adding a new New Relic widget from your dashboard, give your connection a name to differentiate it from any accounts you add later on.

    Connect Geckoboard with New Relic
  2. Next, enter your REST API key and Account ID. New Relic offers several different types of API keys. It's important that you create a REST API Key. If you've already got your REST API key, skip to step 7.

  3. From the New Relic menu bar, select Account Settings, then API Keys.

    Navigate to the API Keys section in your New Relic account.
  4. On the right side of the screen, under the "Not seeing your keys?" section, click the link to REST API key.

    Click link to navigate to New Relic's Rest API key section.
  5. Click Create REST API Key, or copy your existing key.

    New_Relic_API_Connection
  6. In Geckoboard, paste the API Key into the connection panel.

    New_Relic_API_Connection
  7. Select your Data region. You can determine your data region by checking the URL when you're logged into your New Relic account.

    Enter your New Relic data region you're using

    If it's one.eu then it's EU; otherwise it's US.

    Check your New Relic URL to determine which data region you're using
  8. Click on the Connect button to start creating your New Relic widget.

To connect a different New Relic account to the one you've already connected to Geckoboard, see connect multiple accounts to data sources.

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