API
Devices update - operating system
  • /devices now returns the operating system

  • /devices/:id now returns the operating system

New
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

Real time deploy
Improvement
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.

API
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.

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API
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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New
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.

New
🆕 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

Improvement
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.

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New
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

API
Pagination update - limit=0

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Improvement
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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New
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.

New
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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Improvement
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.

New
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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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

IP addresses
New
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

Improvement
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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New
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
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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New
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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New
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
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 https://help.maxihost.com/hc/en-us