Creates a NIC on the specified server. The Ionoscloud platform supports adding multiple NICs to a server. These NICs can be used to create different, segmented networks on the platform.

knife ionoscloud nic create (options)

Available options:

Required options:

  • datacenter_id

  • server_id

  • lan

  • ionoscloud_username

  • ionoscloud_password

datacenter_id: --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID, -D DATACENTER_ID
name of the data center (required)
server_id: --server-id SERVER_ID, -S SERVER_ID
name of the server (required)
name: --name NAME, -n NAME
name of the NIC
ips: --ips IP[,IP,...], -i IP[,IP,...]
iPs assigned to the NIC
dhcp: --dhcp DHCP
set to false if you wish to disable DHCP
lan: --lan ID, -l ID
the LAN ID the NIC will reside on; if the LAN ID does not exist it will be created (required)
nat: --nat NAT
set to enable NAT on the NIC
ionoscloud_username: --username USERNAME, -u USERNAME
your Ionoscloud username (required)
ionoscloud_password: --password PASSWORD, -p PASSWORD
your Ionoscloud password (required)
extra_config_file: --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH, -e EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH
path to the additional config file


knife ionoscloud nic create --datacenter-id DATACENTER_ID --server-id SERVER_ID --name NAME --ips IP[,IP,...] --dhcp DHCP --lan ID --nat NAT --username USERNAME --password PASSWORD --extra-config EXTRA_CONFIG_FILE_PATH