Updated Friday, February 5, , by Linode. We make it easy to upgrade or downgrade your Linode by changing plans and adding additional resources. While sizing up to a larger plan can be automated, sizing down to a smaller plan requires some manual work before proceeding. Determine the disk size of the plan you are moving to. Plan specifications are on the Pricing Page.
Upgrading your Cloud VPS server is a simple process, and can be done in just a few satisfying clicks. Upgrades are a necessity. You work hard on your blog, or eCommerce store, and the traffic grows! Once you've optimized your WordPress site or Magento store, reward yourself with an easy upgrade process and increase the available resources to your Cloud VPS by following the steps below. To begin, login to your Manage interface and select the server to upgrade. Once this is complete, you will be presented with a screen similar to the one shown below. It will list your dedicated servers and other services by hostname. Check the box in the Status column to select that server:. Next, we will select the server size.
Shared packages including Cloud Sites and Resellers are hosted in carefully managed environments. They have certain limits on what can be changed to maintain the stability of the server. Dedicated Server and VPS customers may change all the settings in the php. These limits are set to prevent extremely high resource usage in shared environments. We have found that most PHP scripts will work within these limits, and the scripts that require more resources are best suited for a VPS or dedicated server. Dedicated server and VPS customers can change these settings to any value desired by following the steps below. If you would like to make the changes by editing the INI file manually, then you can follow these steps:. These two settings, and any other PHP settings not aforementioned, can be changed using a custom php. If you would like to make the changes by editing the INI file manually, then you can follow these steps: Important Note: Although you can change the settings on a dedicated server or VPS to anything you want, an incorrectly configured server will perform poorly or even crash.
Please review the full Statement of Support to learn more about available support for additional products and services. There are differences in naming conventions for our legacy servers and next generation servers. Next generation only contains Self-Managed and Fully-Managed while the legacy contains self-managed, managed, and fully managed.