Create a Application Load Balancer Forwarding Rule


ionosctl applicationloadbalancer rule create [flags]


For applicationloadbalancer command:


For rule command:

[r forwardingrule]

For create command:



Use this command to create a Application Load Balancer Forwarding Rule in a specified Application Load Balancer. You can also set Health Check Settings for Forwarding Rule.

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

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Application Load Balancer Id

  • Listener Ip

  • Listener Port


  -u, --api-url string                      Override default host url (default "")
      --applicationloadbalancer-id string   The unique ApplicationLoadBalancer Id (required)
      --client-timeout int                  The maximum time in milliseconds to wait for the client to acknowledge or send data; default is 50,000 (50 seconds). (default 50)
      --cols strings                        Set of columns to be printed on output 
                                            Available columns: [ForwardingRuleId Name Protocol ListenerIp ListenerPort ServerCertificates State] (default [ForwardingRuleId,Name,Protocol,ListenerIp,ListenerPort,ServerCertificates,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.
  -f, --force                               Force command to execute without user input
  -h, --help                                Print usage
      --listener-ip ip                      Listening (inbound) IP. It must be assigned to the listener NIC of Application Load Balancer. (required)
      --listener-port int                   Listening (inbound) port number; valid range is 1 to 65535. (required) (default 8080)
  -n, --name string                         The name of the Application Load Balancer forwarding rule. (default "Unnamed Forwarding Rule")
      --no-headers                          Don't print table headers when table output is used
  -o, --output string                       Desired output format [text|json|api-json] (default "text")
  -p, --protocol string                     Balancing protocol. (default "HTTP")
  -q, --quiet                               Quiet output
      --server-certificates strings         Server Certificates
  -t, --timeout int                         Timeout option for Request for Forwarding Rule creation [seconds] (default 300)
  -v, --verbose                             Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request                    Wait for the Request for Forwarding Rule creation to be executed


ionosctl applicationloadbalancer rule create --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --applicationloadbalancer-id APPLICATIONLOADBALANCER_ID --listener-ip LISTENER_IP --listener-port LISTENER_PORT

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