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


-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 SshKeys ImageAlias DeviceNumber UserData] (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)
-f, --force Force command to execute without user input
-h, --help Print usage
-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 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