Attach a NIC to a Load Balancer


ionosctl loadbalancer nic attach [flags]


For loadbalancer command:


For nic command:


For attach command:



Use this command to associate a NIC to a Load Balancer, enabling the NIC to participate in load-balancing.

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

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Load Balancer Id

  • NIC Id


  -u, --api-url string           Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings             Set of columns to be printed on output 
                                 Available columns: [NicId Name Dhcp LanId Ips IPv6Ips State FirewallActive FirewallType DeviceNumber PciSlot Mac DHCPv6 IPv6CidrBlock] (default [NicId,Name,Dhcp,LanId,Ips,IPv6Ips,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)
  -f, --force                    Force command to execute without user input
  -h, --help                     Print usage
      --loadbalancer-id string   The unique Load Balancer Id (required)
  -i, --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 on which NIC is build on. Not required, but it helps in autocompletion
  -t, --timeout int              Timeout option for Request for NIC attachment [seconds] (default 60)
  -v, --verbose                  Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request         Wait for the Request for NIC attachment to be executed


ionosctl loadbalancer nic attach --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --server-id SERVER_ID --nic-id NIC_ID --loadbalancer-id LOADBALANCER_ID

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