How to prevent backup restores from booting automatically?
Linode Linode Staff
I'd like to restore from a backup image to a new Linode. However, since there are a lot of cron jobs on that Linode, I don't want it to run after it's restored because that could have undesired side effects.
I'd like to keep it in "shutdown" mode during the whole process, until I manually boot it myself. How do I do that?
bthompson Linode Staff
Your backup restores remain powered off until you manually boot them, and it looks like there is no API parameter to override that behavior, so you're all set!