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)
-f, --force Force command to execute without user input
-h, --help Print usage
--ip string 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)
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|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"