View the Linode Cloud Manger version of the guide. Maintaining your user Linode Manager accounts, passwords, and contact information is just as important as administering your Linode. The webpage shown below appears. You can add or remove access for a user at any time in the future. Adding a User When you add a user, you give that individual permission to log in to the Linode Manager and, depending on the access level they are assigned, receive email notifications. A list of your Linodes appears. The Edit User webpage appears.
See for more information about connecting. Now you can use the new root user password to log in to your Linode. Note that the information in this guide applies to the Linode Manager only, except for the section on resetting the root password. Keep this information current to prevent service interruptions. The account will be removed, and the user will no longer be able to access the Linode Manager. Recover it with the Forgot Username webpage.
. Reset it with the Forgot Password webpage. Changing Your Email Address Use the My Profile webpage to modify the email address associated with your user account. There are two types of users: Restricted users, who have limited access to the Linode Manager, and unrestricted users, who have full access. Monitor the Host Job Queue for a message indicating that your Linode has shut down. Recovering a Lost Username Did you forget your Linode Manager username? Note A single user was automatically created for your account when you signed up for Linode. For instructions, see the guide.
If you opted to restrict the user, follow the instructions in the next section. Passwords Creating strong passwords is essential to protecting your Linode and your Linode Manager account. If you suspect that an unauthorized user has gained access to one of your accounts, you should change the password immediately. Your Linode Manager password will be changed. The email addresses saved on these pages receive different notifications, as described in the following sections. Both the Account and My Profile pages have an email address field.
The User Manager webpage appears. Adding users and configuring permissions is useful for groups that need to grant all team members access to the Linode Manager, or organizations that just want their billing department to have a separate account to receive invoices and billing information. Email Addresses and Contact Information Linode uses the contact information on file in your account to notify and bill you. See to learn about additional security features. Support tickets are not sent to this email address.
Removing a User You can permanently remove a user account from the Linode Manager. If you are the only user, you should enter your email address on both webpages. You can specify restrictions or grant the user full access to all of the settings in the Linode Manager. A warning appears asking you to confirm that you want to delete the user. This guide shows you how to control access to the Linode Manager, update your contact information, and modify account passwords.
If you do not receive information about any users, then you may have registered your account with a different email. Resetting Your Linode Manager Password Did you forget your Linode Manager password? The email address saved on this webpage receives invoices, receipts, and credit card expiration warnings. Use the instructions in this section to change your Linode Manager password and reset the password for the root user on the Linode. For example, you could limit a user to a single Linode and prevent them from removing the Linode or adding extra services. Users and Permissions You can grant other people access to your Linode Manager account by creating users and assigning permissions to restrict access to certain areas of the control panel. If you granted the user full access, the account will be created and no further action is required.
The User Manager webpage appears. Updating Contact Information Use the Account webpage to update the contact information for the Linode account. You may also receive invoices and receipts, if the primary account holder grants you access to that information. The User Manager webpage appears. . .