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Changelog

Stay up to date with the latest additions to the Packet platform. For feature requests, please email support@packet.com.

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.

April 13th, 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.

April 10th, 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.

April 2nd, 2018

Operating Systems are now on GitHub!

Improvement

Today we've released a major update to how we manage (and allow you to manage) operating systems on Packet. The new approach leverages GitHub for transparency of all Operating System changes, and provides the ability to "pin" operating systems where you want them, as well as push your own images more easily.

March 23rd, 2018

Global Anycast IPs

Feature

Global Anycast IPs are public IPv4 addresses that are pulled from Packet-owned IP space and announced in all of our core facilities (edge sites coming soon). This allows you to perform Anycast without having to go through the effort of registering your own ASN and buying public IPv4 space yourself.

March 22nd, 2018

Backend Transfer

Feature

Backend transfer is one of our newer features that allows your servers to communicate with each other within a single facility, as well as between Packet facilities— even across the globe— using private RFC1918 address space. Read here for further release notes. 

March 22nd, 2018
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