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Keeping you updated with the latest and greatest! For our plans, check the roadmap.

September 11th, 2018

60 Second Installs (Improvement)

We're happy to announce that, starting today, we're rolling out a new feature to support installations in under 60 seconds.

Our initial support for “60 Second Installs” is centered around the Ubuntu and CentOS distributions, and the t1.small config. We will be expanding this functionality to other machine types as well as Custom iPXE, NixOS, Container Linux (CoreOS) and more in the coming weeks and months. Stay tuned!

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August 17th, 2018

Backend Transfer in SJC1 (Feature)

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for….at least if you’re a fan of our Backend Transfer feature. In addition to EWR1, NRT1, and AMS1 Backend Transfer is now available in SJC1.

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May 28th, 2018

Project Only API Keys (Feature)

You can now create API keys that have access to one specific project, great for "bot" or system accounts that should only have access to a single project and aren't tied to a user.

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May 23rd, 2018

ESXi 6.5 Enhancements (Improvement)

At Packet we support VMware ESXi 6.5 for our customers’ virtualization needs. The changes we released allow us to seamlessly support most hypervisor use cases including private networking.

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April 19th, 2018

Personal Preferences (Improvement)

Have a project or organization that you do most of your work in, and want to jump to immediately after logging in? Now you can!

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April 19th, 2018

New Custom Image Handling (Improvement)

You can now provide a custom kernel/initrd combination as opposed to just an image. We have also changed the way a custom image is specified using a cloud-config.

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April 18th, 2018

Persistent Spot Market Bid (Feature)

You can now create single or batch spot instances whenever the market price drops below a certain threshold without having to query the API constantly.

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April 13th, 2018

Changelog Widget (Feature)

If you spend time in our portal, you know that we’re always working to make it more useful and friendly. We’ve deployed a changelog widget as well as a few other new features.

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April 13th, 2018

Bulk Action for Servers (Improvement)

We released a bulk action feature which makes it much easier for you to manage large numbers of servers within a project.

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April 13th, 2018

Different OS on Reinstall (Feature)

We have released the much requested option to select a different OS when reinstalling a single server or multiple servers when using the bulk action.

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April 10th, 2018

Introducing Class Based Naming in our Portal and API (Improvement)

As our hardware diversity grew, and we introduce new generations of machines, we found that our lovingly simple “Type X” naming convention wasn’t sustainable. Today we’ve updated our portal and API to reflect our new naming convention.

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April 2nd, 2018

Managing Reserved Hardware (Feature)

We've rolled out an update that allows you to view and manage your Reserved Hardware via our customer portal or API. You'll find the shiny new Reserved Hardware page in the settings area of your Organization.

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