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Christopher Aker

Move or swap IPs across linked Linodes

Nov 9, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Move or swap IPs across linked Linodes within the same data center[/b] You can now move and/or swap IP addresses assigned from one Linode to another Linode that’s under your account — as long as they’re in the same datacenter. This new feature is located off the Remote Access subtab by clicking on “IP Swap”. […]
Networking
Christopher Aker

Data Center selection on first log in

Nov 7, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Datacenter selection on first log in[/b] You can now select the geographic location of your Linode during the inital login! Here’s how it works: Upon your initial login (or the first “switch to” for a new Linode added to an existing account), if there’s availability in any of our other datacenters for the Linode plan […]
Linode
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Self-Serve Removal of Extras

Nov 7, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Self-Serve Removal of Extras[/b] You no longer need to submit a support ticket to have extras removed from your Linode account. This includes removing extra disk space, RAM, monthly data transfer, and IP addresses. The remaining time on the package is credited back to your account, minus one day. This feature gets us out of […]
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Now with 25% more disk space!

Oct 27, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Crazy caker strikes again! I’ve added 25% disk space to all the plans, for both monthly and annual accounts, for all our existing and new customers! Linode 300 goes from 8 to [b]10[/b] GiB disk space Linode 450 goes from 12 to [b]15[/b] GiB disk space Linode 600 goes from 16 to [b]20[/b] GiB disk […]
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Utility to change a root password

Oct 26, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Utility to change a root password[/b] I’ve added a utility to change root password on a selected disk image. It’s [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/fschpasswd.cfm]available here[/url], off of the new [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/]Utilities sub-tab[/url]. It’s pretty straightforward. You select a disk image, enter a new password twice, hit submit and the job is dispatched to the host. Your Linode must be […]
Linux
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Lassie, the shutdown watchdog

Oct 26, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Lassie – Linode Autonomous System Shutdown Intelligent rEbooter[/b] Lassie is a shutdown watchdog. It will automatically reboot your Linode if it powers off unexpectedly. It works by detecting that your Linode has powered off without a shutdown job being responsible for the power off condition. To prevent a loop, it will give up after 5 […]
Linode
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Gentoo 2007.0

Sep 3, 2007 by Christopher Aker
Gentoo 2007.0 disk image is up — available now through the Distro Wizard… Enjoy! -Chris
Linux
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More RAM, Double XFER, no Setup fees

Sep 1, 2007 by Christopher Aker
You didn’t ask for it, but you’re getting it anyway! I’ve thrown caution to the wind, boarded the crazy train, lost my marbles, and: ➡ Increased the RAM ➡ Doubled the XFER ➡ Eliminated setup fees for new signups Linode 256 becomes [b]Linode 300[/b] with 200GiB XFER Linode 384 becomes [b]Linode 450[/b] with 300GiB XFER […]
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Multiple Account Management

May 30, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Multiple Account Management[/b] You can now have [url=https://www.linode.com/members/profile.cfm]multiple Linodes[/url] under one account, either by [url=https://www.linode.com/signup/?extrasMode=2]adding a Linode[/url] to your existing account or, if you already have multiple Linodes you can [url=https://www.linode.com/members/customer_merge.cfm]merge them together[/url]. [b]Multiple Accounts Features[/b] ➡ Can switch from one Linode to another inside the LPM without logging out/in. ➡ All-in-one billing. All your […]
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Dallas Upgrades now available!

Apr 24, 2007 by Christopher Aker
[b]Dallas Upgrades now available![/size][/b] We’ve [url=https://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2634]doubled your resources[/url], and finally have the brand new, faster hardware up and running for you to receive them. To migrate to this new hardware, please utilize the [url=https://www.linode.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=2658]Migration Queue[/url] tool located here: https://www.linode.com/members/migrate/ Come and get em! Enjoy! -Chris
Linode
Christopher Aker

[RFT] MigrationQueue, for host9-host26 Linoders

Mar 15, 2007 by Christopher Aker
I would like for a few of you waiting for the upgrades on hosts 9-26 to test a self-serve migration feature in the LPM before releasing it to the masses. Once you accept (by clicking a button) your Linode will enter a "Migration Queue". The queue limits the number of concurrent migrations of Linodes per […]
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Fedora Core 6 (FC6)

Mar 14, 2007 by Christopher Aker
I’ve updated our Fedora distro to FC6. I’m pretty sure this distro requires a 2.6 kernel (which new deployments now default to). Let me know how it goes. Thanks, -Chris
Linux