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How to attach/detach a failover IP

Reviewed on 24 March 2022Published on 24 March 2022

Each failover IP can be routed to any of your Dedibox servers at any time by using the Scaleway console or the API.

Requirements:

How to attach a failover IP

  1. Click Dedibox in the Compute section of the side menu.

  2. Click the Failover IPs tab to display a list of your failover IPs.

  3. Move your mouse over the failover IP you want to attach to your Dedibox server. Click the IP and drop it on the Dedibox you want to attach it to.

The routing of your failover IP will be updated. Once the blue dot turns green, your IP is operational and you can configure it on your machine.

Tip:

Alternatively, you can attach a failover IP by clicking on «See more Icon» -> Assign IP. Then enter the ID of your Dedibox to attach the IP.

How to detach a failover IP

  1. Click Dedibox in the Compute section of the side menu.

  2. Click the Failover IPs tab to display a list of your failover IPs.

  3. Move your mouse over the failover IP you want to detach from a Dedibox server. Click the IP and drop it in the failover IP list on the left of the screen.

The routing of your failover IP will be updated. Once the blue dot turns green your IP is no longer routed to the Dedibox and is ready to be attached to another machine.

Tip:
  • You can also drop the IP directly on another Dedibox to assign it to that machine without service interruption.
  • Alternatively, you can detach a failover IP by clicking «See more Icon» -> Reassign IP. Then click Unassign in the pop-up to detach the IP.
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