Managing Add-ons

Last Updated: 27 November 2013

add-on overview

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You can manage your add-ons either through the command line interface or through the Heroku Dashboard web interface.

Using the command line interface

You can view your current add-ons within an app with the heroku addons command.

$ heroku addons
newrelic:gold
heroku-postgresql:dev

Adding an add-on:

$ heroku addons:add newrelic:standard
Adding newrelic:standard on myapp...done, v27 (free)
Use `heroku addons:docs newrelic:standard` to view documentation

Removing an add-on:

$ heroku addons:remove newrelic:standard
Removing newrelic:standard from myapp...done, v27 (free)

Upgrade an add-on:

$ heroku addons:upgrade newrelic:professional
Upgrading newrelic:professional to myapp... done, v28 ($0.06/dyno/hr)
Use `heroku addons:docs newrelic:professional` to view documentation

Downgrade an add-on:

$ heroku addons:downgrade newrelic:standard
Downgrading to newrelic:standard on myapp... done, v27 (free)
Use `heroku addons:docs newrelic:standard` to view documentation.

Open an add-on dashboard

$ heroku addons:open newrelic
Opening newrelic:professional for myapp.

Using the Dashboard

List installed add-ons

To see a list of currently installed add-ons for any application, visit Heroku Dashboard, and click on the name of the app or click on the Resources tab when viewing an app.

Add an add-on

Visit the add-on catalog to find and install add-ons.

Remove an add-on

From the app Resources tab, find the add-on resource and click the remove icon next to the name, and then click Apply Changes to remove the add-on.

Remove add-on resources

Configure an add-on

From the app Resources tab, find the add-on resource you want to configure and click on the name. This will take you to a configuration page that allows you to change the settings for the add-on.