Cannot create an image

I keep getting an error for creating an image
"Error creating Image xyz. This likely happened because your disk content was larger than the 6144 MB limit, or you attempted to imagize a raw or custom formatted disk."

I have the following linode:
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Linode 4GB: 2 CPU, 80GB Storage, 4GB RAM

Any thought?


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Hey Ken! The error you're getting is because your Linode's disk size is exceeding the default Image size limit of 6144 MB (6 GB). Just in case you haven't seen it before, this snippet is from our Images guide:

Linode Images allows you to take snapshots of your disks, and then deploy them to any Linode under your account…There is no additional charge to store Images for Linode users. Images are limited to 6GB per Image and 3 Images per account.

It looks like you've also opened a ticket about this, and I'll provide some more info for you there. :)

So, what to do about that?

@konelije If you're running into a similar issue, we recommend opening a Support ticket via Cloud Manager since we'll need to review your account to see what your specific issues is.


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