IP Addressing

Powerfully elegant IP address options, from simple to scale.

Key Features

Per Server IP Space

Packet provides 3 management IP's to each server: 1 x IPv4 public address, 1 x IPv6 public address and 1 x IPv4 private address

Truly Elastic

Truly Elastic Additional IP space ("Elastic IPs") can be requested via the Packet portal and routed to a server

Persistent and Flexible

Elastic IPs can be moved between servers in the same datacenter and kept even after a server is deleted

Affordable Cost

Additional Elastic IPv4 addresses cost only $0.005/hr per IP.

Choice in IP address usage and routing options

Packet's platform supports a variety of IP address options and offers powerful routing features via both our portal and API.

FEATURE Management IP Packet IP - Local Packet IP - Global Customer Provided IP (BYO-IP)
Availability GA GA Coming Soon Private Beta
Included for free Yes No No No
IPv4 + IPv6 Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
Routing Type Static management IP, lives and dies with server Static configureable on portal or API Static configureable on portal or API Static configureable on portal or API
Movable between Servers No Yes Yes Yes
Movable between Packet Datacenters No No Yes Yes
IP Owner Packet Packet Packet Customer Provided
Portable to other Providers No No No Yes
Onetime Fee Free Free $100 $100
Minimum Quantity 1 IP 1 IP 1 IP /24 (256 IPs) + /48 (v6)
Service Cost Free Free Free $199/mo
Per IP Cost First Free $0.005/hr $3.60/mo $0.30/hr $201/mo -
Transfer Cost (per-GB) N/A N/A ? Customer will be charged for inter-facility (“backbone”) transfer at the published rates. ? Customer will be charged for inter-facility (“backbone”) transfer at the published rates.
FEATURE Management IP Elastic IP BGP
Availability GA GA GA
Included for free Yes No Yes (Local) / No (Global)
IPv4 + IPv6 Yes Yes Yes
Routing Type Static Management IP, lives and dies with server Static Configureable on portal or API BGP
Install Charge Free Free $0 (Local) / $100 (Global)
Monthly Service Charge Free Free Local: $0/mo / Global: $199/mo