How to request split tunneling via the Control Panel
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    How to request split tunneling via the Control Panel

      Article summary

      NordLayer allows to customize your internet traffic routing. Split tunneling feature ensures that only specified IP addresses and subnets are encrypted and sent through the NordLayer tunnel, while all other internet traffic can be routed directly without encryption.


      Split Tunnel only impacts the flow of IP traffic. DNS requests are still resolved by the gateway and are subject to DNS filtering and ThreatBlock policies.

      This setup is ideal for users who need to secure certain data without disrupting their regular internet activities. Here’s how to enable this feature

      How to request split tunneling via the control panel

      1. Navigate to Network and select Servers
      2. In the Servers interface, choose Configure. From the dropdown menu, select Split Tunneling

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      1. Input the IP addresses and subnets you wish to tunnel through NordLayer, separating them with commas or spaces (e.g.,, These specified addresses will use the NordLayer tunnel, while other traffic will use the direct internet route.

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      Currently, a maximum of 16 CIDRS(IP and/or Subnet) addresses can be added.

      1. Optionally, select I want to receive a copy of the info above to have the details emailed to you. You can add up to 10 email addresses for this purpose.
      2. Submit your request by clicking Request Split Tunneling. Our customer support team will configure split tunneling for your organization within the next 24 hours.

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      1. You'll receive an email confirmation once the configurations have been applied.
      Please note

      Split tunneling is supported from the following NordLayer app versions:

      • Windows: 3.3.1
      • MacOS: 3.3.0
      • Android: 4.4.0
      • iOS: 4.4.0

      Older app versions may have configuration issues.

      Note: In case you have any questions or are experiencing any issues, please feel free to contact our 24/7 customer support team.

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