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 State FirewallActive Mac] (default [NicId,Name,Dhcp,LanId,Ips,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)
-o, --output string Desired output format [text|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