Cancel your account

Cancels an active Linode account. Akamai attempts to charge the credit card on file for any remaining balance. An error occurs if this charge fails.

Note. This operation can only be accessed by account users with unrestricted access.

Parent and child accounts In a parent and child account environment, the following apply:

  • A child account user can't cancel a child account.
  • You can't cancel a parent account if it has an active child account.
  • You need to work with your Akamai account team to dissolve any parent-child account relationships before you can fully cancel a child or parent account.


linode-cli account cancel \
  --comments "I'm consolidating my accounts"


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