API Guides

Getting Started with the Linode API

This guide introduces the Linode API and demonstrates several basic queries. It also covers authentication and the process of creating a new Linode through the API.

Using the Linode CLI

The Linode CLI provides a simplified interface to the Linode API. This guide shows how to install the CLI and describes how to perform basic tasks from the command line.

Upgrade to the New Linode API

The new Linode API includes a number of additional features and changes from previous API versions. This guide is intended to help existing users upgrade to the new API.

Configure NodeBalancers with the Linode API

Using the Linode API, it is possible to set up NodeBalancers without using the Linode Manager. This guide will demonstrate the API calls needed to add and configure a NodeBalancer with two back end nodes.

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