Guides - Deploy an Image to a New Compute Instance

Create preconfigured disk images that can be rapidly deployed to new or existing Compute Instances.

Create a Linode account to try this guide with a $100 credit.
This credit will be applied to any valid services used during your first 60 days.
Pricing change: Starting on September 1, 2021, Custom Images has transitioned to a paid service with a cost of $0.10/GB per month for each Custom Image stored on an account. Recovery Images, generated automatically after a Compute Instance is deleted, will continue to be provided at no cost. See Images > Pricing for additional details.
  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager and navigate to the Images page.

  2. On this page, locate the Image you wish to deploy and click the corresponding ellipsis options menu. Select Deploy to a New Linode.

  3. You are redirected to the Create Linode form with the chosen Image preselected. Complete the remainder of this form, making sure to select your desired Region, Linode Plan, Label, Root Password, and any other options that may be needed. See Getting Started with Linode → Create Linode for full instructions on creating a Linode.

  4. Click the Create Linode button to create the Linode based on the selected Image.

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