Detach a Volume from a Server


ionosctl server volume detach [flags]


For server command:

[s svr]

For volume command:

[v vol]

For detach command:



This will detach the Volume from the Server. Depending on the Volume HotUnplug settings, this may result in the Server being rebooted. This will NOT delete the Volume from your Virtual Data Center. You will need to use a separate command to delete a Volume.

You can wait for the Request to be executed using --wait-for-request option. You can force the command to execute without user input using --force option.

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Server Id

  • Volume Id


  -a, --all                    Detach all Volumes.
  -u, --api-url string         Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings           Set of columns to be printed on output 
                               Available columns: [VolumeId Name Size Type LicenceType State Image Bus AvailabilityZone BackupunitId DeviceNumber UserData BootServerId DatacenterId] (default [VolumeId,Name,Size,Type,LicenceType,State,Image])
  -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
      --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 Volume detachment [seconds] (default 60)
  -v, --verbose                Print step-by-step process when running command
  -i, --volume-id string       The unique Volume Id (required)
  -w, --wait-for-request       Wait for the Request for Volume detachment to be executed


ionosctl server volume detach --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --server-id SERVER_ID --volume-id VOLUME_ID

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