OVH Vps failover IP

OVH Vps failover IP

So I wanted to add the failover ip to my ovh vps running ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it didn’t work using the method on ovh’s guide. (
After some googling, I found a guide, in Slovak( ), so I’m going to put the most important steps to add your failover ip.

Note: change the configuration below accordingly
Given situation:
VPS ip:
Failover ip:

1. Find your default gateway by entering the following


2. Create a new subinterface

Add folowing configuration:

3. Reboot your vps or restart interface

4. Test it


Et voila, have fun.

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