Create a free account and Trial Linodes

February 28, 2013 3:24 pm

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 […]

linode.clone() API Call

June 15, 2012 4:13 pm

We’re pleased to announce our newest API call: linode.clone().  This API call allows you to easily clone an existing Linode to a new instance in the datacenter of your choosing.  It will clone all configuration profiles and disk images present on the source Linode. The method has a limit of five concurrent clones from the […]

NodeBalancer Concurrent Connections

May 8, 2012 2:54 pm

When we were figuring out our NodeBalancer pricing model, we decided to make it simple (a philosophy we apply to most decisions) and to not nickel and dime you. And so we announced the NodeBalancer service with a fixed 5,000 concurrent connections limit and a fixed price of $19.95/month. Today we are pleased to announce NodeBalancer concurrent […]

Events RSS Feed, Emails, and Profile Protection

April 5, 2012 3:05 pm

Some of you may have noticed a few changes to the Linode Manger over the past few weeks, most notably that accessing your “My Profile” and the “Account -> Users & Permissions” subtab now require password re-authentication. The re-authentication is meant to protect your contact settings, password changes, and other preferences.  The re-auth lasts for […]

Linode Manager Brute Force Protection

1:35 pm

We have implemented sophisticated brute force protection for Linode Manager user accounts that combines a time delay on failed attempts, forced single threading of log in attempts from a given remote address, and automatic tarpitting of requests from attackers. These protections increase the time it would take for a successful brute force by a couple […]

DNS AXFR ACLs and IPv6 masters

April 4, 2012 1:30 pm

Two new DNS Manager updates – AXFR ACLs and IPv6 masters for slave zones. Previously, if you needed the ability for others to transfer your zone from our authoritative nameservers, you could only enable it for everyone.  Now you can specify ‘any’, or a list of IPv4/IPv6 IPs and AXFRs will be limited to only […]

api_spec()

12:09 pm

Introducing a new API call: api_spec() – which generates the entire Linode API specification in machine readable format.  The structure generated contains all API classes and methods, and includes method parameters, their descriptions, data types, default values, and what errors may be thrown. A common problem when implementing API bindings or tools is that one […]

Native IPv6 Now Available in All Locations

February 28, 2012 1:40 pm

With the World IPv6 Launch coming up on June 6th, 2012, we’ve been working hard to make IPv6 available to all Linode customers so they can participate. We’re happy to announce that IPv6 is now available in all six of our locations across the world! If you’d like to enable IPv6 for your existing Linode, just navigate to […]

IPv6 Now Available in London and Atlanta

December 20, 2011 11:36 am

As part of our ongoing efforts to support IPv6 across all of our locations, we are happy to announce that native IPv6 is now available in London and Atlanta. Existing Linodes can enable IPv6 simply by clicking “Enable IPv6” on the Remote Access tab of the Linode Manager. New Linodes and Linodes migrating into a facility […]

Linode Launches Native IPv6 Support

May 3, 2011 3:29 pm

Over the past 25 years the Internet has experienced astronomical growth – far more than the original architects imagined. As a result, the pools of unallocated IPv4 blocks have been accelerating toward exhaustion. In fact, on February 3rd, 2011 the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) allocated the remaining pool of addresses equally among the five […]