StackScripts - Get Started

Use StackScripts to automatically configure new Linode instances using simple scripts. Create your own or browse the community StackScript library.

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Create a Stackscript

  1. Log into the Linode Cloud Manager.

  2. Click on the StackScripts link in the left-hand navigation menu. You are brought to the StackScripts page.

  3. Viewing the Account StackScripts section, click on the Create New StackScript link at the top of the page.

  4. On the Create New StackScript page, provide the required configurations to create your StackScript.

    StackScript LabelThe name with which to identify your StackScript. Required.
    DescriptionAn overview of what your StackScript does.
    Target ImagesThe Linux distributions that can run this StackScript. Required.
    ScriptThe body of the script. See the Writing Scripts for Use with Linode StackScripts section for more details. Required.
    Revision NoteA short description of the updates made to your StackScript in this version of your script.

Create a New Linode Using a Stackscript

  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager with the username and password you created when signing up.

  2. At the top of the page, click Create and select Linode.

  3. Select the StackScripts tab.

  4. Choose from Community Stackscripts or Account Stackscripts.

  5. Select a specific StackScript from the menu that appears, and fill in all required fields.

  6. Click on the Create button to complete the creation of your new Linode.

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