Create a Network Load Balancer FlowLog


ionosctl networkloadbalancer flowlog create [flags]


For networkloadbalancer command:


For flowlog command:

[f fl]

For create command:



Use this command to create a Network Load Balancer FlowLog in a specified Network Load Balancer.

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

Required values to run command:

  • Data Center Id

  • Network Load Balancer Id

  • Bucket Name


  -a, --action string                   Specifies the traffic Action pattern (default "ALL")
  -u, --api-url string                  Override default host url (default "")
      --cols strings                    Set of columns to be printed on output 
                                        Available columns: [FlowLogId Name Action Direction Bucket State] (default [FlowLogId,Name,Action,Direction,Bucket,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)
  -D, --depth int32                     Controls the detail depth of the response objects. Max depth is 10.
  -d, --direction string                Specifies the traffic Direction pattern (default "BIDIRECTIONAL")
  -f, --force                           Force command to execute without user input
  -h, --help                            Print usage
  -n, --name string                     The name for the FlowLog (default "Unnamed FlowLog")
      --networkloadbalancer-id string   The unique NetworkLoadBalancer 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
  -b, --s3bucket string                 S3 Bucket name of an existing IONOS Cloud S3 Bucket (required)
  -t, --timeout int                     Timeout option for Request for Network Load Balancer FlowLog creation [seconds] (default 300)
  -v, --verbose                         Print step-by-step process when running command
  -w, --wait-for-request                Wait for the Request for Network Load Balancer FlowLog creation to be executed


ionosctl networkloadbalancer flowlog create --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --networkloadbalancer-id NETWORKLOADBALANCER_ID --action ACTION --name NAME --direction DIRECTION --s3bucket BUCKET_NAME

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