Last updated 7th April 2020
If you need to configure a failover 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
... you can import a failover IP address that is linked to a different OVHcloud service.
This guide explains how to import this failover IP into your OVHcloud Public Cloud project.
- a Public Cloud project in your OVHcloud account
- access to the OVHcloud Control Panel
- a failover IP address
First, log in to the OVHcloud Control Panel, go to the
Public Cloud section and select the Public Cloud service concerned. Then, select
Failover IP in the "Network" section.
Import a failover IP to display all the IP addresses that can be imported into your Public Cloud project.
... next to the IP address you would like to import and click
Import this failover IP.
Confirm by clicking on
The page will refresh and the information that the IP address was migrated successfully will appear.
When the failover IP has been successfully imported, click on
... on the right and select
Modify the associated instance.
A pop-up 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.
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