Create a LAN


ionosctl lan create [flags]


For lan command:


For create command:



Use this command to create a new LAN within a Virtual Data Center on your account. The name, the public option and the Cross-Connect Id can be set.

NOTE: IP Failover is configured after LAN creation using an update command.

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

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id


  -u, --api-url string         Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings           Set of columns to be printed on output 
                               Available columns: [LanId Name Public PccId IPv6CidrBlock State DatacenterId] (default [LanId,Name,Public,PccId,IPv6CidrBlock,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
      --ipv6-cidr string       The /64 IPv6 Cidr as defined in RFC 4291. It needs to be within the Datacenter IPv6 Cidr Block range. It can also be set to "AUTO" or "DISABLE". (default "DISABLE")
  -n, --name string            The name of the LAN (default "Unnamed LAN")
      --no-headers             Don't print table headers when table output is used
  -o, --output string          Desired output format [text|json|api-json] (default "text")
      --pcc-id string          The unique Id of the Cross-Connect the LAN will connect to
  -p, --public                 Indicates if the LAN faces the public Internet (true) or not (false). E.g.: --public=true, --public=false
  -q, --quiet                  Quiet output
  -t, --timeout int            Timeout option for Request for LAN creation [seconds] (default 60)
  -v, --verbose                Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request       Wait for the Request for LAN creation to be executed


ionosctl lan create --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --name NAME --public=true

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