Disks, Migrations, and File Systems

Your disks and configuration profiles can be copied to or from another Linode, server, or computer in your home or office. This is an effective way to back up your Linode to another server, migrate your Linode to another machine, or copy an existing server to your Linode. These guides explain how to migrate and clone your disks and configuration profiles from one server to another.

Clone Your Linode

Clone your Linode to another Linode.

The Linode Backup Service

Use the Linode Backup Service to protect and secure your data.

Resizing a Linode

Our guide to upgrading and resizing your Linode

KVM Migration Reference

KVM Reference explains the differences when going from Xen to KVM virtualization.

Linode Images

How to retain Disks with the Linode Images service

Switch to a 64-bit Linux Kernel

Learn how to Switch to a 64-bit Linux Kernel with Your Existing Distribution.

Copy a Disk Over SSH

Create a disk image using dd and download it to another machine over SSH.

Copying a Disk to a Different Account

Our guide to copying a disk to a different Linode account

Migrating a Server to Your Linode

How to copy an existing Linux server to your new Linode

Disks and Configuration Profiles

Our guide to disks and configuration profiles