features


Jun 16, 2014

11th Linode Birthday / $10 Linode plan

Linode opened its doors 11 years ago today, offering virtual servers with great service, and ultimately pioneering a new industry. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long. It’s been fun to reminisce through the old forum posts from those formative years like this one and this one. Many of the old posts echo the same sentiments […]

Features, Linode, Upgrades
Feb 28, 2014

Network Hotplug

Introducing Network Hotplug Now you can add, remove, or swap IPs on the fly, without the need to reboot your Linode.  Previously the network infrastructure rules that govern a Linode’s networking capabilities were only rebuilt on boot.  Now this is done automatically when you make changes, and without the need for a reboot, and will take effect […]

Features, Linode Manager
Feb 3, 2014

Linode API: Multiple Keys and Two-Factor Support

We’ve just deployed an update to the Linode API’s authentication system that allows users to have multiple API keys and also two-factor authentication. You can manage your keys via My Profile, as well as add them via the user.getapikey() API call. Keys can have an expiration date after which they’ll become invalid, and you can […]

Features, Linode Manager
Linode Kernels Support Docker
Jan 3, 2014

Docker on Linode

We’re pleased to announce that Linode now supports Docker right out of the box. Docker allows you to create lightweight containers for your applications as well as use images created by other users. Docker’s latest release, 0.7, focused on supporting a wider range of standard kernel configuration options, and we’ve released a new kernel (3.12.6) […]

Announcements, Features
Nov 13, 2013

Longview Apps

We are pleased to announce that Longview now supports Apache, Nginx, and MySQL, in addition to all of the system-level metrics it already provides. The newly updated Longview agent will automatically detect if any of these applications are installed and running, and will start collecting their performance data and other usage statistics. On the Longview dashboard […]

Features, Linode Manager
Nov 7, 2013

NodeBalancer SSL

NodeBalancers have always supported TCP-based protocols, including SSL – but we’re pleased to announce that NodeBalancers now include native HTTPS support. This means a NodeBalancer can terminate SSL connections for you, and have the functionality and behavior you already enjoy from HTTP mode – including correctly setting an X-Fowarded-For header with the requester’s IP address, and session cookies […]

Features, Linode Manager
May 29, 2013

Introducing Linode Managed

Managing IT infrastructure is time consuming and a 24/7 commitment. Keeping your services and applications running requires constant attention, potentially at any time of day or night. Not having coverage puts you at risk of costly and disruptive downtime. We want to help. Introducing Linode Managed Let our team manage your infrastructure, so your team […]

Features, Linode
May 2, 2013

Linode Manager Two-Step Authentication

We’re pleased to announce two-step verification as an optional extra layer of protection for your Linode account. Once enabled, logging in will require a six-digit security token in addition to your username and password. You can enable this new feature by clicking on My Profile from within the Linode Manager, and then “Enable Two-Factor Authentication”.  You’ll […]

Features, Linode Manager
Apr 30, 2013

Lish SSH Gateway

We’re rolling out a new Lish SSH gateway that simplifies Lish by introducing a single place to access Lish for all of your Linodes, regardless of their host or datacenter. It eliminates the need for per-Linode Lish passwords and SSH keys. Instead, the Lish gateway uses your existing Linode Manager credentials for authentication. You will […]

Features, Linode Manager
Feb 28, 2013

Create a free account and Trial Linodes

Some of you may have noticed that we recently released a new way to sign up for a Linode account.  This new method also includes the ability to try a Linode for a few hours without needing to enter any payment information.  We’re excited about this because now you can give Linode a go without needing […]

Features, Linode Manager