Guides - Deploying ServerWand through the Linode Marketplace

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Deploying a Marketplace App

The Linode Marketplace allows you to easily deploy software on a Compute Instance using the Cloud Manager. See Get Started with Marketplace Apps for complete steps.

  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager and select the Marketplace link from the left navigation menu. This displays the Linode Create page with the Marketplace tab pre-selected.

  2. Under the Select App section, select the app you would like to deploy.

  3. Complete the form by following the steps and advice within the Creating a Compute Instance guide. Depending on the Marketplace App you selected, there may be additional configuration options available. See the Configuration Options section below for compatible distributions, recommended plans, and any additional configuration options available for this Marketplace App.

  4. Click the Create Linode button. Once the Compute Instance has been provisioned and has fully powered on, wait for the software installation to complete. If the instance is powered off or restarted before this time, the software installation will likely fail.

To verify that the app has been fully installed, see Get Started with Marketplace Apps > Verify Installation . Once installed, follow the instructions within the Getting Started After Deployment section to access the application and start using it.

Note
Estimated deployment time: ServerWand should be fully installed within 2-5 minutes after the Compute Instance has finished provisioning.

Configuration Options

  • Supported distributions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  • Recommended minimum plan: All plan types and sizes can be used.

Getting Started After Deployment

Once your ServerWand is up and running, you can connect it to your ServerWand account and manage it through the ServerWand control panel.

Connect your Linode to ServerWand

  1. Register or Sign in to the ServerWand Control Panel .

  2. Click the Create button and select Server.

  3. On the Server details page, click Choose and then select Linode.

  4. When prompted for access permissions, click Accept and Continue.

    Accept Linode Access Permissions

  5. After returning to ServerWand, select your Linode from the Server dropdown menu.

  6. Give your server a name and click Save.

  7. ServerWand will connect to your Linode and install all the necessary software so that it can then be managed in ServerWand.

Note
Currently, Linode does not manage software and systems updates for Marketplace Apps. It is up to the user to perform routine maintenance on software deployed in this fashion.

More Information

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