Creates a new firewall rule on an existing NIC.
knife ionoscloud firewall create (options)

Available options:

Required options:

  • datacenter_id
  • server_id
  • nic_id
ionoscloud_url: --url URL
the Ionoscloud API URL
extra_config_file: --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH, -e EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH
path to the additional config file
datacenter_id: --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID, -D DATACENTER_ID
iD of the data center (required)
server_id: --server-id SERVER_ID, -S SERVER_ID
iD of the server (required)
nic_id: --nic-id NIC_ID, -N NIC_ID
iD of the NIC (required)
name: --name NAME, -n NAME
name of the NIC
protocol: --protocol PROTOCOL, -P PROTOCOL
the protocol of the firewall rule (TCP, UDP, ICMP, ANY)
source_mac: --source-mac MAC, -m MAC
only traffic originating from the respective MAC address is allowed
source_ip: --source-ip IP, -I IP
only traffic originating from the respective IPv4 address is allowed; null allows all source IPs
target_ip: --target-ip IP
in case the target NIC has multiple IP addresses, only traffic directed to the respective IP address of the NIC is allowed; null value allows all target IPs
port_range_start: --port-range-start PORT, -p PORT
defines the start range of the allowed port(s)
port_range_end: --port-range-end PORT
defines the end range of the allowed port(s)
icmp_type: --icmp-type INT
defines the allowed type (from 0 to 254) if the protocol ICMP is chosen; null allows all types
icmp_code: --icmp-code INT
defines the allowed code (from 0 to 254) if the protocol ICMP is chosen; null allows all codes
type: --type TYPE, --t TYPE
the type of firewall rule. If is not specified, it will take the default value INGRESS
ionoscloud_username: --username USERNAME, -u USERNAME
your Ionoscloud username
ionoscloud_password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud password
ionoscloud_token: --token PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud access token


knife ionoscloud firewall create --url URL --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --server-id SERVER_ID --nic-id NIC_ID --name NAME --protocol PROTOCOL --source-mac MAC --source-ip IP --target-ip IP --port-range-start PORT --port-range-end PORT --icmp-type INT --icmp-code INT --type TYPE --username USERNAME --password PASSWORD --token PASSWORD