Network Hotplug

February 28, 2014 3:01 pm

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 […]

Linode API: Multiple Keys and Two-Factor Support

February 3, 2014 1:56 pm

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 […]

Docker on Linode

January 3, 2014 1:48 pm

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) […]

Longview Apps

November 13, 2013 12:03 pm

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 […]

NodeBalancer SSL

November 7, 2013 2:35 pm

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 […]

Introducing Linode Managed

May 29, 2013 2:01 pm

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 […]

Linode Manager Two-Step Authentication

May 2, 2013 4:34 pm

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 […]

Lish SSH Gateway

April 30, 2013 6:15 pm

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 […]

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 […]