Create an Application Load Balancer FlowLog


ionosctl applicationloadbalancer flowlog create [flags]


For applicationloadbalancer command:


For flowlog command:

[f fl]

For create command:



Use this command to create an Application Load Balancer FlowLog in a specified Application Load Balancer.

You can wait for the Request to be executed using --wait-for-request option.

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Application Load Balancer Id

  • Bucket Name


  -a, --action string                       Specifies the traffic action pattern. (default "ALL")
  -u, --api-url string                      Override default host url (default "")
      --applicationloadbalancer-id string   The unique ApplicationLoadBalancer Id (required)
      --cols strings                        Set of columns to be printed on output 
                                            Available columns: [FlowLogId Name Action Direction Bucket State] (default [FlowLogId,Name,Action,Direction,Bucket,State])
  -c, --config string                       Configuration file used for authentication (default "$XDG_CONFIG_HOME/ionosctl/config.json")
      --datacenter-id string                The unique Data Center Id (required)
  -D, --depth int32                         Controls the detail depth of the response objects. Max depth is 10.
  -d, --direction string                    Specifies the traffic direction pattern. (default "INGRESS")
  -f, --force                               Force command to execute without user input
  -h, --help                                Print usage
  -n, --name string                         The name of the Application Load Balancer FlowLog. (default "Unnamed ALB Flow Log")
      --no-headers                          Don't print table headers when table output is used
  -o, --output string                       Desired output format [text|json|api-json] (default "text")
  -q, --quiet                               Quiet output
  -b, --s3bucket string                     S3 bucket name of an existing IONOS Cloud S3 bucket. (required)
  -t, --timeout int                         Timeout option for Request for Application Load Balancer FlowLog creation [seconds] (default 300)
  -v, --verbose                             Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request                    Wait for the Request for Application Load Balancer FlowLog creation to be executed


ionosctl applicationloadbalancer flowlog create --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --applicationloadbalancer-id APPLICATIONLOADBALANCER_ID --action ACTION --name NAME --direction DIRECTION --s3bucket BUCKET_NAME

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