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Limestone Networks: 1GB VPS Plan comes with $100 Cloud credit

Hello all! Limestone Networks has submitted an offer that includes a $100 cloud credit for registering a new account. They’ve been around since 2007 and have grown ever since, so it’s a pretty safe bet. They are a registered company in the USA, and their WHOIS is public. You can find their ToS/Legal Docs here. They accept major credit/debit cards, PayPal, and Bitcoin as payment method.

In their own words: 

“All of Limestone Networks services are centered around our motto: Simple, Solid, Superior.. With us you will have a simple hosting experience on a solid network with superior customer service. We have recently announced the launch of its OnePortal Rapid – a new public cloud computing service. OnePortal Rapid enables hosting clients to consume cloud and bare-metal server hosting through a developer friendly, feature rich platform based on the open-source OpenStack software.”

This deal comes with FREE 500 Gbps DDoS Protection + 1 Year Free Service when considering the price of VPS and cloud credit provided.

Here’s the offer: 

– 1x vCPU
– 20GB HDD space
– 2TB transfer
– 20Gbps uplink
– 1x IPv4
– 1x IPv6
– 500Gbps DDoS Protection
– KVM on OpenStack
– $7/month
Order Now!
– Coupon: LEB2017 (Open a ticket in accounting to receive your $100 after registration)
Network info: 

Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Test IPv4:
Test file: http://mirror.lstn.net/st/test50.zip
http://mirror.lstn.net/st/test500.zipHost Node:
– 2x Intel Xeon E5-2650 V3 CPU or better
– 256GB RAM or more
– SSD Journal to SSD RAID10 Array
– Redundant A+B Power
– 20Gbps uplink


  1. Noot:

    Are they doing to DMCA this too?

    July 6, 2017 @ 2:10 pm | Reply
    • Matt Zelasko:

      I was wondering how long it would take for someone to bring it up :-)

      July 6, 2017 @ 3:19 pm | Reply
  2. Lucas:

    The question – How long this free credit valid? :)

    July 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm | Reply
    • Hello Lucas,

      The credit will last until it is consumed. It is only allowed to be used for Cloud Services at LSN, but it will not expire. Come get the credit, and use it when you like. Worst case I will ask you each month if you are ready to use the credit : ) We’re offering a hand up to partners who may be interested in joining our network, nothing subversive. No catch. No strings attached.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:48 am | Reply
  3. Jon:

    Keeps giving me an error when I provided valid credit card information. Error: Failed to do verification authorization. Please try again.

    July 6, 2017 @ 4:15 pm | Reply
    • Hello Jon, This error message occurs when there is a negative response on the pre-authorization charges. I can help you resolve this issue, but I’ll need information specific to your account like your Last Name or Last 4 of the card.

      Email me (m.mathews@) or hop in live chat and ask for Machen if you’d like some assistance expediting the resolution.

      July 7, 2017 @ 9:24 am | Reply
      • Jon:

        Error was resolved. Thank you.

        July 12, 2017 @ 12:22 am | Reply
  4. Lucas:

    Nice, no cart, only if register first you can see what in your cart. :) Takes your email?

    July 6, 2017 @ 4:45 pm | Reply
    • Please select Cloud Solution on the home page and Sign Up Now to provision your account. If you wish to see the pricing, simply scroll down before you opt to join us.

      July 7, 2017 @ 12:40 pm | Reply
  5. Greg Williams: Hi, do you need help with your project?

    Client: Coupon: LEB2017

    I have registered my account and want to get the $100 credit

    Greg Williams: Thanks for registering. The offer is for “Up to $100 in invoice credit for 1 month.”

    You just need to open an accounting ticket with us in OnePortal, our control panel, once you receive your invoice.

    Just mention this offer “$100 in Cloud Credit” in the ticket.

    Client: That means, i can use the credit for 1st month of service? or can used for buy service for a year?

    Greg Williams: You can use the credit for one month, yes.

    Client: Why you haven’t mention that on LEB? What’s wrong with you? Totally bullshit! Read

    Greg Williams: You can have a free server for one month.

    July 6, 2017 @ 5:10 pm | Reply
    • They needs your copy of a valid government issued identification, copy of the credit card used to order, other requested documents.
      And also needs a phone verification. You need to tap on “Call Now” to get a call. Their automated system is attempting to call you within 20 minutes.
      (Still waiting for call)

      July 6, 2017 @ 5:19 pm | Reply
      • They have charged me $1.15 from my Credit Card.
        I believe that their support and service will be great, but terms and verification systems are very harder. :/

        July 6, 2017 @ 5:23 pm | Reply
        • Hieu Huynh:

          So did you receive $100 credits from them ? I just registed and still waiting…

          July 12, 2017 @ 12:18 am | Reply
          • Yes, i was get the credit as i have all valid documents included certificate of incorporation.
            If you have enough DOC’s, don’t think about waste your time with them as @Rajib78 said. :)

            July 12, 2017 @ 5:32 am | Reply
        • Hieu Huynh:

          I received the credits after a few hours waiting. So fast.

          July 12, 2017 @ 11:53 am | Reply
    • https://lowendbox.com/blog/limestone-networks-1gb-vps-plan-comes-with-100-cloud-credit/#comment-714889

      Out automated system will prompt specific orders for account verification. Those orders may require photo id or other supporting documents. However, In order to get the credit applied to your account, you simply associate a billing source such as the credit card. If the automated system does prompt you for verification then you may have to fully verify your account with the supporting documents.

      July 7, 2017 @ 11:20 am | Reply
  6. Joe Merit:

    How about some sort of real discount? I’m not interested in getting 1 free month.

    July 6, 2017 @ 6:32 pm | Reply
    • This deal comes with FREE 500 Gbps DDoS Protection + 1 Year Free Service when considering the price of VPS and cloud credit provided. You will receive $100 credit. You may use it for cloud as you see fit. You may start with a 1 core, 1GB RAM, 20GB SSD and not pay for more than 1 year, or scale up to a bare-metal dedicated instance and consume the credit quickly.

      Since the servers are completely scalable. This can be done via the OpenStack Horizon web UI, or through the standard OpenStack APIs, development libraries, and compatible applications. Snapshots of servers and volumes can be created quickly and cloned as needed. You can also upload RAW virtual machine images for private use. Hope you find some real value here and not just a discount.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:54 am | Reply
  7. Hi BS,

    I apologize for the confusion. We have a several offers running. You (and the LowEndBox community) are welcome to use the $100 in cloud credit until it is depleted.

    Kind Regards,

    Greg Williams

    July 6, 2017 @ 7:11 pm | Reply
  8. Joe Merit:

    Woot, a free year of premium hosting for all! Somehow I doubt it.

    July 6, 2017 @ 7:22 pm | Reply
    • It’s true.

      July 6, 2017 @ 8:03 pm | Reply
    • Try it out and let us know :) We provide you $100 cloud credit to do with as you please. You may utilize that credit on a Dedicated Instance and run less than 1 month or the shared local instance for about 13 months. Please contact me directly if you have any doubts. We’re here to help.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:37 am | Reply
  9. itscanon:

    What’s the catch here guys ? .. Is this legit ?

    July 6, 2017 @ 8:23 pm | Reply
    • Limestone Networks has traditionally been a IaaS Dedicated Server Provider, with a much higher entry price-point, over the last several years. While we entered the cloud arena in 2014 it was not until 2016 that we released OnePortal Rapid, fused with OpenStack and the OnePortal dashboard.

      We discovered ways to improve over the years. In addition to sub-1-minute instance and dedicated server provisioning times, we have implemented an hourly, pay as you go, utility-style billing model for OnePortal Rapid starting $0.01 per hour, which will allows yout to scale cloud and dedicated servers up and down dynamically.

      What’s the catch? We are excited to share these new services and hope that new, returning, and old partners are able to enjoy our new cloud without risk. We have the resources to support your business, website, or application for success — while sticking to our IaaS roots.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:32 am | Reply
      • chris buckingham:

        ok this sounds interesting, so if im understanding this correctly i could get this vps for a month, get a $100 credit, cancel the vps after a month and use the credit towards anything including the pay per use hourly servers? if thats the case id happily signup.

        July 7, 2017 @ 11:44 am | Reply
        • Hello Chris,

          You don’t even have to deploy the s1.tiny instance. You just get the credit. The title is more to illustrate to value / cost. You can see we implemented an hourly, pay as you go, utility-style billing model on our cloud pricing page. Notice the FREE 500Gbps DDoS Protection while available :)

          Ask for me and I’ll be sure to expedite your onboarding experience. Thanks for the question, Chris.

          July 7, 2017 @ 12:33 pm | Reply
          • chris buckingham:

            got to the point where i signed for an account but to many things did not work as id expect of a typical provider and i find the identity verification process scary at best. phone verification never calls and no thanks for signing up email which raises a few warning flags for me. while this whole thing might be legit and great i dont feel comfortable giving enough information to create a bank account. nothing personal just been scammed to much and im 95% sure my bank wouldnt cover me if i gave away the amount of information being requested. if other reasonable verification options become avaiable ill be happy to reconsider.

            July 7, 2017 @ 5:52 pm | Reply
  10. Lucas:

    Free $100 credit for 1 month with ID on file just useless, pure scam for attract a new clients..

    July 7, 2017 @ 1:25 am | Reply
    • The credit does not expire. Yes, we require you to verify your account to dissuade fraud. This is a common practice when dealing with free credit trials. Please check the definition of word scam because we are in not being dishonest with the offer. We hope you take advantage of this opportunity to build your relationship with our organization. We’re here to help.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:59 am | Reply
      • ThaBluePanda:

        Amazon AWS and Microsoft’s platform do not require all this.

        The whole identity verification is a step too far. You already have our names, email addresses and an associated card number – that is all you need.

        This trial credits the account – you are not providing us services in credit to be paid for later on down the line. The credit you are offering is FREE.

        July 8, 2017 @ 3:38 pm | Reply
        • LordSpock:

          Erm… are you deliberately thick? Microsoft and Amazon don’t ask for ID because 1) they’re both multi-billion dollar corporations who can afford to be scammed by fraudsters/abusers now and again! 2) they have too many sign ups to verify like this

          July 27, 2017 @ 1:23 pm | Reply
  11. Still i haven’t get any phone call.
    I have submitted DOC’s and open ticket.
    Still waiting for their responds. :/

    July 7, 2017 @ 4:39 am | Reply
    • Lucas:

      I guess there a night time in US they respond when wake up :)

      July 7, 2017 @ 6:45 am | Reply
      • They needs credit card verification by enter charged amount.
        Just complete it. And they replies about account verification.

        “Hello, Thank you for your patience we will now transfer this to our verification team for review.

        Thank You,
        Bradley Baker”

        July 7, 2017 @ 7:44 am | Reply
        • Out automated system will prompt specific orders for account verification. Those orders may require photo id or other supporting documents. However, In order to get the credit applied to your account, you simply associate a billing source such as the credit card. If the automated system does not prompt you for verification then you do not have to fully verify your account with the supporting documents.

          July 7, 2017 @ 8:20 am | Reply
          • That’s mean, only credit card verification is enough?
            I have already done thisa and also submitted my ID card.
            (Still waiting for your automated call.)

            July 7, 2017 @ 9:52 am | Reply
          • I am really interested to know, when i’ll get $100 Cloud credit on my account?
            Already i have spend 18+ hours with you. And the progress is i have submitted all doc that you need, complete credit card verification and submitted ticket.
            Got this reply about 15 hours ago,
            “Hello, Thank you for your patience we will now transfer this to our verification team for review.

            Thank You,
            Bradley Baker”

            July 7, 2017 @ 9:59 am | Reply
          • Sure, would you email me at (m.mathews@) or ask for me in Live Chat? I’ll help you get your review expedited. As you can imagine there are dozens of orders being filled and tickets are being handled as quickly as possible. If you went into the full verification queue the process can take 24 hours for review (as the ticket states).

            Just come chat with me or shoot me an email and I’ll put my full effort into getting your concern resolved. Thanks!

            July 7, 2017 @ 11:44 am | Reply
  12. Alex:

    What average CPU load is ok?

    July 7, 2017 @ 7:15 am | Reply
    • You may fully utilize your resources. OnePortal Rapid is built using the latest open source cloud technology to provide a swift, feature rich, highly available platform (OpenStack, CEPH, etc). Built to scale quickly with additional compute and storage resources that are provisioned within seconds, We do not limit your usage.

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:22 am | Reply
  13. Yoko Wasis:

    This is basically free VPS right ? or am i missing something ?

    July 7, 2017 @ 11:03 am | Reply
    • That’s correct. You could potentially use our cloud service for over a year for free.

      July 7, 2017 @ 11:12 am | Reply
      • If that, why i haven’t get the credit still now?
        Why you charge $1.15 for verification?
        Why i haven’t get any reply within last 16+ hours?
        Can you please explain?

        July 7, 2017 @ 11:37 am | Reply
        • Please check my previous replies to your concerns.

          For clarification, over 100 orders have been filled without requiring complete account verification. Our automated provisioning system may prompt some orders for review. Our verification review may take up to 24 hours, as the ticket states. If you contact me directly I can obtain your ticket number and assist in expediting. Thanks!

          July 7, 2017 @ 11:47 am | Reply
  14. Yoko Wasis:

    Machen, I can’t verify my card. Your billing keep telling me it’s wrong. And now after several failed attemp. it doesn’t even tell me anything. I have no idea what number to put. I even ask your customer service to do the conversion for me. Even your customer service doesn’t know what to do ? can’t you just verify it for me ? because apparently Amando said he can’t. I’ve got the 2 small amount number. But it’s in IDR.

    What is the exact amount that you we’re charged?
    I told you 11041.00 and 6407.00
    Please, enter 0.82 in one bax and 0.48 in the other
    Control Panel • Login
    Nope, nothing. No message.
    Not even “The amounts entered are incorrect. Please try again”” message
    Have you tried to entering your currency valur?
    yes, it got the wrong message
    Now, whatever I put, there is no message coming out.
    11:35 pm
    I’m sorry, I don’t know what the issue is.

    July 7, 2017 @ 11:44 am | Reply
    • Sure, I understand. This happens sometimes.

      We can manually review your account and assist with the verification process. Do you have a ticket open? Will you please request my attention in that ticket? I’ll see if Amando can point me in the right direction, so you don’t have to jump through the extra hoops.

      July 7, 2017 @ 11:49 am | Reply
  15. Miguel:


    I have signed up and did open a ticket for the credit, though I am failing to see how I can generate the mentioned VPS resources, for the mentioned price…. Any where in the control panel.

    July 7, 2017 @ 12:04 pm | Reply
    • Cloud VPS prices begin at $7.30 per month. Please open a sales ticket or visit us in live chat for assistance.

      July 7, 2017 @ 12:19 pm | Reply
      • My apologies for the delayed response, Miguel.

        Please ask for your ticket to be escalated to me and I will share with you some tutorials from our support page.

        July 7, 2017 @ 12:26 pm | Reply
        • Miguel:


          I’ve replied to the ticket – thank you for the proper/fast response.

          The issue here seems to be the $7 USD mark, which isn’t an issue for me, but it’s the maximum price I believe? Not sure, even though this posts mentions $7 USD, not $7.30, pretty sure it’s worth, but I’d definitely get this post corrected! :)

          July 7, 2017 @ 1:14 pm | Reply
          • If the mods would like to change it, that is fine — though it is actually ~$0.01 / hour estimated at 730 hours per month (about $7.30). No intention of being deceptive. The platform is simply post-usage paid, billed hourly, down to the minute metering. Also, as mentioned earlier in this thread our reseller are eligible for a discounted service which puts the cost of the l1.tiny instance at under $7 when considered monthly.

            Thanks for the kind consideration in disclosing this more openly, as we want to keep this offer a simple as possible. Let us know how your experience fares. Thanks again Miguel!

            July 7, 2017 @ 1:36 pm | Reply
          • Miguel:


            I’m pretty sure it’ll be well worth! :-)

            Thank you very much.

            Until now, so far so good. Support is super fast.

            July 7, 2017 @ 1:53 pm | Reply
  16. Yoko Wasis:

    Okay, the customer service has escalated my problem into Machen. Now all sorted out pretty fast. I have got my credit and now spawning my VPS (took 4 minutes). I don’t know about their VPS, but their support is a top notch.


    July 7, 2017 @ 12:19 pm | Reply
    • ?✨ Cheers! Thanks for the kind update. It was great chatting.

      July 7, 2017 @ 12:23 pm | Reply
    • You are the first person here who said get the credit.
      Can you please post a small review about their VPS’s bench test?
      I am still waiting for them. :(

      July 7, 2017 @ 12:32 pm | Reply
      • Will you provide me your ticket number as requested several times in this thread? We have credited dozens of new partners. If you work with me I will help expedite your provision.

        July 7, 2017 @ 12:37 pm | Reply
  17. Yoko Wasis:

    Their VPS Benchmark in case anyone interested

    They had decent I/O and Network Speed. Skpping Unixbench because it took so long.

    July 7, 2017 @ 1:03 pm | Reply
    • Thanks for sharing ? That’s a neat site. Also, for general discussion, we offer local storage, HA, and even dedicated (1 VM per bare-metal node) instances. Also, If an operation requires a specific flavor we can do that too.

      July 7, 2017 @ 1:25 pm | Reply
  18. Miguel:


    I’m pretty sure it’ll be well worth! :-)

    Thank you very much.

    Until now, so far so good. Support is super fast.

    July 7, 2017 @ 1:52 pm | Reply
    • ?✨ Looking forward to your continued feedback. Glad to hear the team met your expectations. You’re welcome to reach out to me directly if you want a man on the inside. Let us know if you have any concerns. Always looking to improve!

      July 7, 2017 @ 2:00 pm | Reply
  19. They said, their host node is: 2x Intel Xeon E5-2650 V3 CPU or better
    But, they are doing Intel Xeon E3-12xx v2 (Ivy Bridge).
    I think, it’s still better as they are doing this service for free.
    At last, i got my credit without phone call verification.

    July 7, 2017 @ 5:24 pm | Reply
  20. SBokhari:

    Hello Machen,

    Do I have to purchase $7 VPS first to get the free credit or just signup and go through verify process is enough?

    It seems a pretty interesting option. I need to deploy MariaDB servers for my current Asian clients. If things go right as expected, our partnership will be good for both of us. I will deploy individual VPSes of all my Asia clients with you, not less than 20 at the moments. Do you have LA datacenter option? I think it is a better choice for Asian clients.


    July 7, 2017 @ 5:29 pm | Reply
    • They have only Dallas, TX location, needs $1.15+ on your card for verification. No need to pay $7 for it, they will automatically charge the money from your $100 credit.

      July 7, 2017 @ 5:37 pm | Reply
      • SBokhari:

        Hi Bulls…,

        Thanks for your updates.
        I am going to sign up and post my experience here.


        July 7, 2017 @ 5:41 pm | Reply
        • That’s will be great.
          From my experience, those steps can help you the credit faster.
          Have sign up > verify via credit card > ask for your LEB special credit via support ticket > knock them via live chat with ticket id #
          They will credited $100 within a few hours by this process.
          If you are going to upload all DOCS like me, they will take about 24 hours for complete review.
          I am waiting to know your experience with them.

          July 7, 2017 @ 6:15 pm | Reply
    • Hello SBokhari,

      Please request your ticket to my attention and I will assist in expediting your onboarding experience. As you can imagine there is a fair amount of interest in this offer, and I want to ensure each partner receives personal attention. I am out of office at this hour, but as the nature of our industry, I work to be available 24/7 along with many of our account specialist. Thanks for any understanding as it took me a moment to reply.

      Just verifying your account qualifies you for the credit. We do have multiple data-center options coming this year. We can discuss unique partnerships in any of our facilities. Thanks for your interest SBokhari. Please do continue to provide the community with your experience and our support team any feedback. We’re here to help.

      July 7, 2017 @ 6:57 pm | Reply
      • SBokhari:

        Hello Machen,

        Thank you for your response. I have uploaded my National ID card, verified my card by entering two amounts (Thanks to Bulls…).
        I think more than an hour is passed but no phone call yet.
        My support ticket number is 479591.

        I have worked with quite some VPS providers here and on the internet. The majority of them disappointed me. I am excited to get started with you and check how can I help my clients with your help?

        Best regards

        July 7, 2017 @ 7:22 pm | Reply
        • Hello SBokhari,

          We have replied to your ticket with some further information. I am personally welcoming each member from LEB with some information. Thanks for your patience as the sales/accounting hours are shorter on the weekends. Please reply if you have any questions or concerns. We’re here to help.

          July 8, 2017 @ 2:32 am | Reply
  21. SBokhari:

    I have signed up in less than a minute. They charged my prepaid master debit card two times with amount $0.06 and then $0.97. I have uploaded my national ID card copy and clicked to verify my phone number. 30 minutes passed but no phone call yet. They also require debit/credit card copy. It seems a bit odd.

    I will update my experience later.


    July 7, 2017 @ 6:25 pm | Reply
    • I have told you, this process is gonna takes a long time.
      You may try this way.
      Login on your account > Billing > Sources > click the “Not Verified” link > Please enter the two amounts charged to your credit card.
      Now you can ask them for your $100 cloud credit. (Ask them on live chat with ticket # for get faster)

      July 7, 2017 @ 6:38 pm | Reply
      • SBokhari:

        Thank you, Bulls…
        I have successfully verified my card by entering two amounts with your help. This option is quite hidden.

        No phone call yet.


        July 7, 2017 @ 7:08 pm | Reply
        • I also haven’t get any phone call.
          Forget about their call.
          Ask them for your credit.

          July 7, 2017 @ 7:35 pm | Reply
          • SBokhari:


            I have a chat with Greg Williams. He is from the marketing department not accounting. He has updated my ticket and replied with some information on getting started. I asked him for promo balance in chat and he told me to update 2 amounts charged to my card. I told him that I have already entered them and the system has confirmed it.

            He told me that he will notify his supervisor and after reviewing my account supervisor will add promo balance.

            Best regards

            July 7, 2017 @ 8:02 pm | Reply
  22. SBokhari:


    $100 promo balance has been added to my account just a moment ago. I am excited to get started but a little busy at the moment.
    I will create VPS and check it and will update my experience later.

    Thanks and regards

    July 7, 2017 @ 8:23 pm | Reply
    • That’s great. :)

      July 7, 2017 @ 8:31 pm | Reply
      • SBokhari:


        Where to enter Coupon LEB2017?


        July 7, 2017 @ 8:49 pm | Reply
        • No need enter coupon.
          You just need to select l1.tiny (L1) to get a cloud VPS at $7.30 month.
          You may also choose any other big plan if you want. (It’s will consume more credits.)

          July 7, 2017 @ 9:15 pm | Reply
          • SBokhari:

            Thanks, Bulls…
            I found it.

            I created a Windows 2016 instance on s1.small (2 GB). Worked like a charm. Excellent speed and IO. No bottleneck. Happy with performance after performing some little tests.

            I am busy for a while. I will update my experience later with Linux distro. Maybe, after a week.
            I will make a test on l1.small (2GB) with MariaDB 10.2.x (InnoDB) and 50 concurrent connections on 1M rows with massive SELECT with GROUP BY and moderate INSERT/UPDATE. Maybe, this helps others. I will show details of my test if possible.

            With the current performance of Win2016, I think the Linux server will perform greater in this price as compared to other providers. So far so good.


            July 8, 2017 @ 10:19 am | Reply
          • Good to hear.
            Basically i am running VMs on my own Dedicated Server with Proxmox.
            I like test providers and make review of them.
            I have tested their few plans and their highest I/O speed was about 750 MB/s and lowest was about 180MB/s.
            Highest bandwidth speed was 900 Mbps download and 750 Mbps upload.
            Speed test with cachefly 102MB/s and from Netherlands 107MB/s.
            Their lowest speed was 350 Mbps download and 86 Mbps upload and 3MB/s from Asia.
            I don’t know they are using real SSDs or not. Because, i am getting 2.6 GB/s I/O speed on my server with HGST 2x2TB HDD(Raid 1) HDD+ZFS and 8.1GB/s with Samsung EVO’s 4x120GB SSDs+ZFS cache with Proxmox.
            Maybe LSN’s staffs want to say something about this?

            July 8, 2017 @ 4:25 pm | Reply
          • SBokhari:

            Hi, Bulls…

            It depends on various hardware/software factors and VM neighbors. Maybe, the node is noisy. I have not tested it thoroughly. I am looking for a database solution for my Asian clients. I am afraid of managing my own Dedi Box. Already working with Amazon RDS without tension. Speed is slow and the price is high as compared.


            July 9, 2017 @ 6:11 pm | Reply
  23. BT:

    I’m a bit confused now. I’m waiting for accounting to get back to me with my $100 credit.

    I do have 2 questions though:

    1. Given there’s a huge misunderstanding in the comments; I want to confirm, will the $100 credit expire in a month or will it expire after I finish all the $100 worth of credit?
    2. It’s mentioned above and in comments that s1.tiny costs $7.30 a month; looking at the pricing chart, why does it show that it costs $14.60 a month? ($0.02/hr * 730)


    July 8, 2017 @ 1:18 am | Reply
    • A:

      The s1 class instances have ceph 3x replication across different blades, so there is more storage overhead and more cost.

      For the $7 instance you’re looking at the l1.tiny instance which is local RAID storage. Scroll down a bit further on the product page and you’ll see the l1 instances.

      July 8, 2017 @ 1:33 am | Reply
      • This is correct. Thanks for the assistance in clarification.

        July 8, 2017 @ 2:27 am | Reply
        • BT:

          Oops sorry, I can see it on the Launch Instances screen now.

          I wrote the comment because the l1 instances are not shown on the “Customer Portal” page.

          July 8, 2017 @ 2:35 am | Reply
    • It was for a month when i have make my bullshit comments.
      Then they make it no expire for the credit until you consume the full amount.
      And you may also order more bigger plan if you want.

      July 8, 2017 @ 2:48 am | Reply
  24. Nick:

    Damn, I was super excited about the offer but then right before ordering I noticed that they don’t allow legal adult content :( amazing offer for those that pick it up though!

    July 8, 2017 @ 11:08 am | Reply
    • To be fair, we do not look into any services unless you are reported for Abuse. I realize the TOS state no adult content, but I believe this is handled on a case by case basis. It’s worth opening a ticket with our abuse team for discussion. You can create an account by generating a dedicated server order then stopping before completing payment. Then login to the control panel at one.limestonenetworks.com – GL Nick! Reach out to me if I may be of any assistance.

      July 8, 2017 @ 1:36 pm | Reply
      • Nick:

        Thanks for your reply Machen! There wouldn’t be any abuse notices as I only use adult affiliate program material so I might try hitting up the abuse team later on like you said to try =).

        July 10, 2017 @ 9:52 am | Reply
  25. kendid:

    Hope these hoops are worth it! Just sent the id (drivers license / credit card photos) and now trying to figure out the credit card verification thing…

    Got this from support : “Go to the billing tab in OnePortal, go to sources, then click the words “Not Verified” next to your card you wish to use. ”

    On my billing tab, these words “Not Verified” do not exist… There is a “no-entry” type symbol on the page under verified… and when I click on that it is asking for two dollar amounts…

    And on that page it says, “After clicking “Send Authorizations” the two charges will be made to this credit card.” However there is nothing that says, “Send Authorizations”

    Is this a summer time host or something? Seems to be thrown together rather quickly…

    July 8, 2017 @ 11:55 am | Reply
    • Hello Kendid,

      We have been in operation nearly a decade. There are some quirks with provisioning cloud accounts and verification prompts. Thanks for any further insight on your experience.

      If you wish to provide me a ticket number, i will assist you in expediting your order.

      This morning I have personally assisted over 60 persons with on-boarding their account. PS, we do enjoy summer-time here but I do not believe we are representative of the comment of “thrown together rather quickly”.

      Looking forward to making your experience more splendid. Thanks for any kind understanding.

      July 8, 2017 @ 1:39 pm | Reply
      • kendid:

        Thanks just got verified… support was surprisingly fast…

        The “thrown together” comment was referring to your sign up process telling people to click on buttons/links that don’t exist… It wasn’t meant as offensive, but there is nothing more frustrating than trying to follow instructions that don’t line up with reality… Typically providers who have been in business many years have a streamlined process…

        Looking forward to the credit and trying out your stuff…

        July 8, 2017 @ 3:31 pm | Reply
        • ?✨ Looking forward to hearing more about your experience with the cloud VPS.

          July 18, 2017 @ 9:07 am | Reply
  26. Javier:

    Failed to do verification authorization. Please try again.

    Sad :(

    July 8, 2017 @ 12:31 pm | Reply
    • This seems to be a major problem for some users with international currency exchange. If you just upload the two values, in your local currency, in a ticket then our team can assist in manually verifying your account and approving the credit. Thanks Javier!

      July 8, 2017 @ 1:40 pm | Reply
      • Javier:

        I had the problem before creating the account. I used another card and worked fine, now I’m waiting for the credit.

        July 9, 2017 @ 4:26 pm | Reply
        • Great Javier! The accounting department has closed for the evening, but we will re-open at 6 AM and begin distributing credits again. Thanks for any kind understanding. Please let us know how the experience with our team fares for you.

          July 9, 2017 @ 7:56 pm | Reply
  27. lintangt:

    Verification using 2 times charge is quite annoying for some. For me, a non english speaker having explain this to the bank customer service when I call is a pain. Can you please using paypal for verification.

    July 10, 2017 @ 5:43 am | Reply
    • Hello Lintangt,

      You may opt to fully verify your account at Limestone Networks manually. Please see the Administrative section of our control panel to reach the secure form and upload the required documents. We will manually review and expedite your approval. Request my direct assistance if you’d like some personal attention : ) I’d love to help you get started.

      July 10, 2017 @ 2:19 pm | Reply
  28. I was signup about 3 days ago.
    Verified my credit card, upload driving license and PayPal account summery (asked via live chat).
    After 3 days, they are saying “Verification denied. This order has been canceled.”
    Now i believe that, this offer is just for their company promotion and was given the credit to a few peoples only.
    They just wasted my 3 days by letting chat with them. :/
    Ticket #479589 and #479603

    July 10, 2017 @ 1:08 pm | Reply
    • Hello Rajib78,

      Thank you for the feedback. At times, when our automated provisioning system prompts for full account verification, you must upload supporting documents. Also please note as in your case, unfortunately, we are unable to accept virtual/prepaid credit cards as a valid verifiable payment source. This is typically the case when full account verification is required.

      Please continue to discuss the matter with our team in your support ticket, and ask if the decision is final. We’re here to help.

      July 10, 2017 @ 2:17 pm | Reply
      • I have replied on ticket 2 days ago.
        But, none of your staff have been seen this.
        Status: Waiting for staff
        I have wait about 5 days in total, not interested any more.

        July 11, 2017 @ 7:33 pm | Reply
        • I think, @Rajib78 really needs help.

          July 13, 2017 @ 3:22 pm | Reply
          • At last my account verification is complete and they give me $100 credit.
            Thanks goes to Bullshit. (Y)

            July 14, 2017 @ 10:29 am | Reply
  29. $100 can host a few websites on the cloud for over a year, according to my math. Thanks for the offer!

    July 11, 2017 @ 8:45 am | Reply
    • Quite welcome, Moonshot ?

      Hope to have you with us for years to come! Let us know how it goes.

      July 11, 2017 @ 3:58 pm | Reply
  30. Hieu Huynh:


    Thanks for your promote. But I have a question. so the $100 credits I can use the Cloud for 1 year or only 1 month ?


    July 11, 2017 @ 11:46 pm | Reply
    • It’s dependable your cloud size.
      If you use their l1.tiny package, you can use it 13 months+
      You can consume your credit fast by using a big plan.

      July 12, 2017 @ 5:34 am | Reply
      • Hieu Huynh:

        Thanks, I think If I have $100 credits, I will use for l1.tiny plan, just host some small project. Thanks for replied !

        July 12, 2017 @ 6:09 am | Reply
  31. Jon:

    Hey, everyone. The pricing was a little confusing, so Limestone sent me this link which breaks it down:


    There are lots of options besides the cost of the Instance.

    Things to note. The “l1.tiny” costs $7.30/mo, and is the cheapest option. I think the “L” means local, as in your data is stored on one machine only. Sounds like their other plans spread your data across multiple systems (better reliability I would guess). 1TB/mo bandwidth included. DDoS protected IPs (Voxility) can be included free if you provision an Instance with it.

    IPv6 does work, but you need to add the “Internet” interface when setting up an Instance. I use both DDoS and Internet (2 interfaces), plus had to manually configure IPv6 in CentOS since their DHCP didn’t assign the IPv6 address automatically.

    Their support is good. Setup is a bit weird, but they helped me set up a “post-install script” which allows remote root logins with my own password.

    One more thing. If you upgrade/downgrade an Instance to another size or plan, it may wipe your data. Didn’t realize it would start my Instance fresh and wipe the drive when changing from “s1-tiny” to “l1-tiny”, so note that may happen to you and always keep backups of important data.

    July 13, 2017 @ 6:41 pm | Reply
  32. Hoang:

    Can i use paypal account for registering a new account?

    July 18, 2017 @ 5:51 am | Reply
    • You may register an account with LSN using PayPal. Just visit live chat for assistance.

      However, you may not be eligible for the $100 credit. After you visit live chat and get your account set-up, just open a ticket to my attention and together we can request the review from management.

      Thanks Hoang.

      July 18, 2017 @ 9:06 am | Reply
  33. Huu Hieu:

    Can I use a Visa Card to sign up for a new account?
    How do I qualify for a $ 100 credit card to use your service?
    Thank you Admin !

    July 18, 2017 @ 9:24 am | Reply
  34. More than 20 minutes I have not received any calls. And just received a payment notification.

    July 18, 2017 @ 12:52 pm | Reply
    • I think, you’ll not get any call or payment notification.
      Just chat with them about this. Also check my old comments.

      July 19, 2017 @ 4:56 pm | Reply
  35. Good

    July 18, 2017 @ 10:13 pm | Reply
  36. Jack:

    These are my tickets id:480885 & 480920.
    i did it step by step.It was easy for payment and creat a account .
    Ok now.For verification.
    -Tt is not able by phone.
    -Uploading the font and back of the card an error from system does not allowed.
    -Opend a ticket then sent all of it to them (Id government,Font and back card).
    -Then now needed the passport or drivers license.
    -Good service and great provider.
    I belive in all of them.

    July 19, 2017 @ 12:10 pm | Reply
    • Just chat with them about this. Also check my old comments.

      July 19, 2017 @ 4:57 pm | Reply
  37. Ericd:

    Do you really provide ddos protection ? And a 500gbps protection for that matter.give us your test ip we traceroute,and we see if you have a ddos provider.

    July 19, 2017 @ 2:53 pm | Reply
    • Yes.
      They provide a upto 500 Gbps protected dedicated IP for free with every VPS.

      July 19, 2017 @ 4:55 pm | Reply
  38. Hello Ericd,

    There is no doubt over our proven DDoS Mitigation services. You may join our offer and receive a free DDoS Protected IP with your Cloud VPS. Contact me directly or follow the link in the offer.

    Thanks for your continued interest LEB fam ?

    July 21, 2017 @ 4:52 pm | Reply
  39. ThanhNam:

    3 days from the last reply. #480872. Coupon: LEB2017 in LEB.
    Some body here to support?


    July 24, 2017 @ 11:26 am | Reply
    • ThanhNam:

      I have received the credit after this post and chat with live support.


      July 25, 2017 @ 9:01 pm | Reply
  40. OMG! It’s been 7 days, although I’ve done all the steps as directed, but I have not received promotional credit.

    July 24, 2017 @ 9:37 pm | Reply
    • ThanhNam:

      Try to chat with them and push more :)

      July 25, 2017 @ 9:02 pm | Reply
    • Hello KennyMax,

      Have you received the assistance you deserve? If not, please ask for me. As you can imagine there is high-demand for this promotion and anytime our automated system prompts for verification then a manual review is required. It does not take 7 days to do a manual review so I am concerned. Please ask for me in Live chat or ticket… or give me a call at extension 112.

      July 27, 2017 @ 8:48 am | Reply
  41. Kiko:

    Hello this offer still are valid ?

    July 30, 2017 @ 1:55 pm | Reply
  42. Craig:

    Is Windows an option on the bare minimum VPS?

    August 2, 2017 @ 1:11 am | Reply
  43. hood:

    hello, is free $100 credit is still available if i order now?

    August 5, 2017 @ 11:06 am | Reply
  44. NomadeDigital:

    For those wondering…
    I think I´m a bit too late to grab the $100 credit but:

    “Hello, Thank you for your interest in Limestone Networks. Unfortunately the promotion for the $100 cloud credit has ended, however we are able to provide you with $25 in account credit. Would you like to proceed with this current promotion?

    Thank You,
    Bradley Baker”

    August 9, 2017 @ 10:52 am | Reply
  45. I got the 100 credits but can’t seem to find the $7 vps, was that temporary?

    August 27, 2017 @ 5:45 am | Reply
  46. thanks for sharing this. I got $40 credit….

    November 8, 2017 @ 3:03 am | Reply

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