Add IP Failover group to a LAN


ionosctl ipfailover add [flags]


For ipfailover command:


For add command:



Use this command to add an IP Failover group to a LAN.

Successfully setting up an IP Failover group requires three steps:

  • Add a reserved IP address to a NIC that will become the IP Failover master.

  • Use ionosctl ipfailover add command to enable IP Failover by providing the relevant IP and NIC Id values.

  • Add the same reserved IP address to any other NICs that are a member of the same LAN. Those NICs will become IP Failover members.

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Lan Id

  • Server Id

  • Nic Id

  • IP address


  -u, --api-url string         Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings           Set of columns to be printed on output 
                               Available columns: [NicId Ip] (default [NicId,Ip])
  -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
      --ip ip                  IP address to be added to IP Failover Group (required)
      --lan-id string          The unique LAN Id (required)
      --nic-id string          The unique NIC Id (required)
      --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
      --server-id string       The unique Server Id (required)
  -t, --timeout int            Timeout option for Request for IP Failover creation [seconds] (default 60)
  -v, --verbose                Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request       Wait for the Request for IP Failover creation to be executed


ionosctl ipfailover add --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --server-id SERVER_ID --lan-id LAN_ID --nic-id NIC_ID --ip "x.x.x.x"

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