Networking

View IP Address

get
https://api.linode.com/v4/networking/ips/{address}

Returns information about a single IP Address on your Account.

Authorizations

Personal Access Token
OAuth: ( ips:read_only)

Path Parameters

address
Required
string

The address to operate on.

Request Samples

curl -H "Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN" \
    https://api.linode.com/v4/networking/ips/97.107.143.141

Response Samples

{
  "public": true,
  "type": "ipv4",
  "region": "us-east",
  "address": "97.107.143.141",
  "gateway": "97.107.143.1",
  "subnet_mask": "255.255.255.0",
  "prefix": 24,
  "rdns": "test.example.org",
  "linode_id": 123
}

Responses

200: The requested IP Address.

public
boolean

Whether this is a public or private IP address.

type
string
Enum: "ipv4""ipv6""ipv6/pool""ipv6/range"

The type of address this is.

region
Filterable
string

The Region this IP address resides in.

address
string <ip>

The IP address.

gateway
Nullable
string <ip>

The default gateway for this address.

subnet_mask
string <ip>

The mask that separates host bits from network bits for this address.

prefix
integer

The number of bits set in the subnet mask.

rdns
string

The reverse DNS assigned to this address. For public IPv4 addresses, this will be set to a default value provided by Linode if not explicitly set.

linode_id
integer

The ID of the Linode this address currently belongs to. For IPv4 addresses, this is by default the Linode that this address was assigned to on creation, and these addresses my be moved using the /networking/ipv4/assign endpoint. For SLAAC and link-local addresses, this value may not be changed.

default: Error

errors
array of objects
reason
string

What happened to cause this error. In most cases, this can be fixed immediately by changing the data you sent in the request, but in some cases you will be instructed to open a Support Ticket or perform some other action before you can complete the request successfully.

field
string

The field in the request that caused this error. This may be a path, separated by periods in the case of nested fields. In some cases this may come back as "null" if the error is not specific to any single element of the request.

Update IP Address RDNS

put
https://api.linode.com/v4/networking/ips/{address}

Sets RDNS on an IP Address. Forward DNS must already be set up for reverse DNS to be applied. If you set the RDNS to null for public IPv4 addresses, it will be reset to the default members.linode.com RDNS value.

Authorizations

Personal Access Token
OAuth: ( ips:read_write)

Path Parameters

address
Required
string

The address to operate on.

Request Body Schema

rdns
string

The reverse DNS assigned to this address. For public IPv4 addresses, this will be set to a default value provided by Linode if not explicitly set.

Request Samples

curl -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
    -H "Authorization: Bearer $TOKEN" \
    -X PUT -d '{
      "rdns": "test.example.org"
    }' \
    https://api.linode.com/v4/networking/ips/97.107.143.141

Response Samples

{
  "public": true,
  "type": "ipv4",
  "region": "us-east",
  "address": "97.107.143.141",
  "gateway": "97.107.143.1",
  "subnet_mask": "255.255.255.0",
  "prefix": 24,
  "rdns": "test.example.org",
  "linode_id": 123
}

Responses

200: RDNS set successfully

public
boolean

Whether this is a public or private IP address.

type
string
Enum: "ipv4""ipv6""ipv6/pool""ipv6/range"

The type of address this is.

region
Filterable
string

The Region this IP address resides in.

rdns
string

The reverse DNS assigned to this address. For public IPv4 addresses, this will be set to a default value provided by Linode if not explicitly set.

address
string <ip>

The IP address.

gateway
Nullable
string <ip>

The default gateway for this address.

subnet_mask
string <ip>

The mask that separates host bits from network bits for this address.

prefix
integer

The number of bits set in the subnet mask.

linode_id
integer

The ID of the Linode this address currently belongs to. For IPv4 addresses, this is by default the Linode that this address was assigned to on creation, and these addresses my be moved using the /networking/ipv4/assign endpoint. For SLAAC and link-local addresses, this value may not be changed.

default: Error

errors
array of objects
reason
string

What happened to cause this error. In most cases, this can be fixed immediately by changing the data you sent in the request, but in some cases you will be instructed to open a Support Ticket or perform some other action before you can complete the request successfully.

field
string

The field in the request that caused this error. This may be a path, separated by periods in the case of nested fields. In some cases this may come back as "null" if the error is not specific to any single element of the request.