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 Private 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 State] (default [LanId,Name,Public,PccId,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
-n, --name string The name of the LAN (default "Unnamed LAN")
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|json] (default "text")
--pcc-id string The unique Id of the Private Cross-Connect the LAN will connect to
--public Indicates if the LAN faces the public Internet (true) or not (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 NAMEd