New peers and Internet Exchanges

Today we have quite a few direct peers and internet exchanges joining our network. Here is the list:

Direct Peers

  • São Paulo: Seaborn Networks

  • Miami: Microsoft and Akamai

  • Los Angeles: Facebook, Apple, and Akamai

Internet Exchanges

  • Los Angeles: Any2Exchange

  • New York: DE-CIX

  • Dallas: DE-CIX

API version 1.0 deprecation notice. Effective January 31st, 2020.

Maxihost is deprecating version 1.0 of its API to make way for version 1.1.

On January 31st, sending the 1.1 version header will no longer be necessary, and all endpoints will start automatically responding on the 1.1 namespace.

If you're not sending the 1.1 header, it means you're using version 1.0. Please review your requests and check if they need to be changed.

ESXi 6.7 now available

We're excited to make ESXi 6.7 available for deployment on all servers. This is the perfect OS to virtualize your workloads. Fully installed and working in 10 minutes. ⏱

Ubuntu 19.10 now available

Start preparing for the next Ubuntu stable release with Ubuntu 19.10, now available for all server types.

Windows Server 2019 STD now available for all regions and servers

You can now deploy the newest version of Windows Server in just under 10 minutes. The image contains the latest patches from Windows Server 2019 STD and is ready for deployment from the dashboard or API.

Sign in with your Google account 🗝👤

We've added an option so you can access the dashboard with your Google account. Even with your current Maxihost account you can sign in to Google if you're using the same email.

Type 3 updated with more RAM and disk and lower price

The Type 3 server has been updated with a lower price and better configurations. From 48GB of RAM and 2 x 500GB SSD to 64GB of RAM and 2 x 1TB SSD and 12% lower pricing.

Deploy servers in Miami 🏖 and Chicago 🏢

The Miami and Chicago regions have reached General Availability and you can now deploy servers in any of them from the dashboard and API.

In addition, we've shortened deploy times from 15 to 10 minutes!

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Resell Maxihost servers with the WHMCS integration 🤑

The new integration with WHMCS allows you to resell Maxihost servers through your own website.

With this new Integration you can have your own Bare Metal Cloud platform with automatic provisioning and management of servers for your customers.

Learn more on the documentation.

Performance improvements for accounts with a large number of servers

Accounts with large number of servers began to experience performance issues after we introduced a feature that shows the server's Operating System in the API and dashboard.

We've released an update that not only fixes this problem, but improves the performance of server listing for everyone.

From 5TB to 20TB of free inbound transfer

Starting today all new servers created with Maxihost will come with 20TB of free outbound transfer, four times more than before. Current servers will be updated to reflect the upgraded traffic in the coming weeks.

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See the progress of your deployments in real-time

It’s good to know that your Bare Metal is being deployed instantly after you requested it, but it’s much better when you know what’s happening during that process. Starting today, you can!

Learn more

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Servers are now indexed in real-time ⏰

The global search now index servers in real-time. When you deploy a new server or edit its information, these changes will be available in the search bar instantly.

This fixes issues where customers couldn't search for servers that were recently updated.

Changes to GET /plans and POST /devices

Ahead of the launch of new regions, the GET /plans endpoint now returns available regions for each server. Also, POST /devices now accepts new facility parameters.

New power management endpoint so you can turn on, off and power cycle your servers

We've created a new resource so you can do power management via the API. Through the endpoint `/devices/:id/actions` you can turn on, off, and power cycle a server.

View the API Docs

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🆕 Announcing Type 3 with new E-2176G processor and 29% price reduction.

We've upgraded the Type 3 server to the brand new Intel E-2176G processor. This processor has a higher clock than its predecessor (3.7GHz vs 2.4GHz), while still maintaining the same number of cores. That's a lot more power for your workloads. In addition to this, we've reduced the price by 29%. Deploy a Type 3

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS now available

In case you hadn't noticed, we now offer Ubuntu 18.04 on all server types. Have an idea for an OS we still don't have? Let us know.

Power management has been moved to Overview 🔌

The option for turning on, off and rebooting servers has been moved to the Overview tab. Now you have faster access to that option when you want to do a simple reboot.

Simplifying day-to-day operations with a new design 🎨

Today we're launching a new design for Maxihost. A project that re-built a large part of the codebase in an effort to simplify the day-to-day management of your servers.

The new design not only updates colors but also allows for a better experience with changes to navigation and content placement.

Here are the most important changes:

  • 20% speed improvement across the board

  • Cleaner and lighter layout

  • Navigation changed to the side, allow for more options to be shown

  • Submenu IP Addresses has been moved to its own menu and is now called Networking

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Use your SSH Keys when reinstalling your servers 🔑

Just like when creating a new server, now on the Reinstall page you can use your SSH keys. Learn how SSH works or see how you can add your keys.

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Announcing the Maxihost API

The API gives you everything that you need to integrate your applications with Maxihost.

With it, you can deploy servers, check your bandwidth usage, manage your account, and more, all via code. Read the announcement or get started now.

Deploy more secure servers with SSH Keys 🔐

You can now add your SSH keys and use them to create servers. Creating a server with one or more SSH keys disables password access and ensures a safer server.

Add your key on the Security page, or see our docs to learn more.

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Scheduled Maintenances and Incidents are now shown in Control

Now when you access Control you'll see if there are any incidents or scheduled maintenances open on Status.

You can hide these notifications, and they'll only be shown again when they're updated.

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Settings menu is now called Account

The Settings menu is now called Account in order to provide better context of the preferences available in that option.

An easier way to view and request new IPs

Now you have a specific page to view the IPs added to your account. It's now easier to understand the IP addresses on your different devices.

  • Automatic grouping of IPs per device

  • Request new IPs quickly

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Reinstall the Operating System from the dashboard 🎞

If you have an Instant Server (Type 1 to Type 4), you're now able to reinstall the Operating System through Control. You no longer have to contact us and can do it all by yourself in just a few clicks.

Read the announcement

New bare metal deploy page

We’ve developed a completely new server creation screen, allowing you to deploy a new Bare Metal instance with the settings you choose in 15 minutes.

This makes it easier and faster for you to scale your IT infrastructure.

New menu layout

The Invoices menu item has been moved to Billing under the Settings menu. This helps you access all your settings in one place.

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Account credits

You can now add credits to your account, making it available to use when you need it.

When using credits, you can create servers instantly without having to wait for bank clearing.

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Feedback widget

Your opinion is very important to us so we’ve created a tool where you can provide feedback directly from the dashboard.

With it you can evaluate your experience with Control and share your thoughts on how we can make it better.

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Introducing service name customization and better bandwidth statistics

To help you better make sense of your infrastructure, now you can edit the name of your services, organizing it in a way that makes more sense to your workflow.

We've also normalized your bandwidth statistics to Mbps (instead of Kbps) and TB (instead of GB).

As we continue to increase bandwidth while reducing costs, this will help you get a better understanding of how much you've used against your quota.

New help center

We're launching a new help center so you can find answers to your questions quickly. Visit the new help center at