Floating IP Quickstart

Create and Assign Floating IPs

To create a Floating IP:

  1. From the Control Panel, click the Create button, then click Floating IPs.
  2. In Search for a Droplet, choose the Droplet you want to point the Floating IP to, and click Assign Floating IP.

Once you have at least one address assigned, you can reserve additional Floating IP addresses in specific datacenters without assigning them to Droplets by following the link in the header text.

Reassign and Unassign Floating IPs

To reassign which Droplet a Floating IP points to:

  1. Click the Networking link in the main navigation, then choose Floating IPs.
  2. Find the Floating IP you want to reassign and, from its More menu, choose Reassign.
  3. In Search for a Droplet, choose the new Droplet you want the Floating IP to point at.

To unassign a Floating IP without pointing it to a new Droplet:

  1. Click the Networking link in the main navigation, then choose Floating IPs.
  2. Find the Floating IP you want to reassign and, from its More menu, choose Unassign.

Delete Floating IPs

To delete a Floating IP:

  1. Click the Networking link in the main navigation, then choose Floating IPs.
  2. Find the Floating IP you want to delete and, from its More menu, choose Delete.
  3. Confirm that you want to Delete the Floating IP in the confirmation window.