Account

Cancel Account

post
https://api.linode.com/v4/account/cancel

Cancels an active Linode account. This action will cause Linode to attempt to charge the credit card on file for the remaining balance. An error will occur if Linode fails to charge the credit card on file. Restricted users will not be able to cancel an account.

Authorizations

Personal Access Token
OAuth: ( account:read_write)

Request Body Schema

comments
string

Any reason for cancelling the account, and any other comments you might have about your Linode service.

Request Samples

curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -H "Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN" \
    -X PUT -d '{
      "comments": "I'm consolidating my accounts."
      }
    }' \
    https://api.linode.com/v4/account/cancel

Response Samples

{
  "survey_link": ""
}

Responses

200: Account cancelled

survey_link
string

A link to Linode's exit survey.

default: Error

errors
array of objects
reason
string

What happened to cause this error. In most cases, this can be fixed immediately by changing the data you sent in the request, but in some cases you will be instructed to open a Support Ticket or perform some other action before you can complete the request successfully.

field
string

The field in the request that caused this error. This may be a path, separated by periods in the case of nested fields. In some cases this may come back as "null" if the error is not specific to any single element of the request.