Learn how to import Additional IP addresses into your OVHcloud Public Cloud project.
|Since October 6th, 2022 our service "Failover IP" is named Additional IP. This renaming has no effect on its technical features.
You might need to configure an Additional IP address on your instances because:
- You have multiple websites on your instance.
- You host international projects.
- You want to migrate from a Dedicated Server to a Public Cloud instance.
Instead of buying more public IP addresses, you can import an Additional IP address that is linked to a different OVHcloud service.
- a Public Cloud project in your OVHcloud account
- access to the OVHcloud Control Panel
- an Additional IP address
From the OVHcloud Control Panel:
- Select your
- In the left-hand menu, open
Public IPsunder Network.
- Open the
- Click on the
Actionsbutton and select
Import an Additional IPto display all the IP addresses that can be imported into your Public Cloud project.
If you do not currently have an Additional IP on your Public Cloud project, the option to import one will be displayed on the homepage.
... next to the IP address you would like to import and click
Import this Additional IP.
Confirm by clicking on
Allow a few minutes for the import process to complete. Open the
Additional IP tab to find the imported Additional IP address. Refresh the page if necessary.
... on the right and select
Update attached instance.
A popup window will appear to choose the instance to which your IP address should be attached.
Attach to confirm. The page will display a modification message.
The IP address is now associated with your instance. The next step will be the IP configuration in your OS; please refer to our guide.