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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 ๐Ÿ– and Chicago ๐Ÿข

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 ๐Ÿค‘

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

Itโ€™s good to know that your Bare Metal is being deployed instantly after you requested it, but itโ€™s much better when you know whatโ€™s happening during that process. Starting today, you can!

Learn more

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Servers are now indexed in real-time โฐ

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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๐Ÿ†• 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 ๐Ÿ”Œ

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 ๐ŸŽจ

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 ๐Ÿ”‘

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 ๐Ÿ”

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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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.

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

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Reinstall the Operating System from the dashboard ๐ŸŽž

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 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 bare metal deploy page

Weโ€™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.

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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