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How to order a failover IP

Reviewed on 22 January 2024Published on 29 July 2021

Failover IP addresses allow having several IPs on the server and thus, for example, to have one IP for each website or each virtual machine. Your failover IP can be routed to your servers at any time in just a few minutes by using our Account Management Console or through our API. By switching your failover IP addresses from one server to another, the hosted services remain available without reconfiguring the IP address.

For each server, you can add failover IP addresses according to the offer and your service level.

Before you start

To complete the actions presented below, you must have:

  • A Dedibox account logged into the console
  • A Dedibox dedicated server

Failover IPs are associated with the Dedibox product and cannot be moved to a different product category. For example, a failover IP can be moved to another Dedibox server, but it cannot be transferred to other service types like Load Balancers or Elastic Metal servers.

  1. Click Server in your Dedibox console to display a list of your dedicated servers. Then click on the server you want to configure.
  2. On the server’s status page, click Failover in the menu on the left.
  3. The list of your existing failover IPs displays. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Order IP addresses.
  4. Select either an IP block or individual IP address and click Command failover IP block or Command failover IP for individual IPs.
  5. Confirm the order by clicking Order.

    Failover IPs and failover IP blocks are paid options. They come with a monthly service charge and a one-time setup fee.

The failover IP is available in your account now, and you can assign it to your Dedibox server.

See also
How to assign a failover IP
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