Network segmentation with NordLayer


Suppose you have purchased a NordLayer Advanced or Custom subscription with dedicated server licenses. In that case, you can segment your network in the Control Panel on our website by utilizing Gateways and Teams.

Setting up Teams

In the Teams section, the owner can create various teams, assign and remove members. For a quick and easy explanation on how to manage Teams, please take a look at our video guide.

To access the section, click Organization -> Teams

To create your teams:

  1. Click the Create team button.
  2. Enter the name of the team and click Create team.

To add members:

  1. Click on a team you want to add a member to.
  2. Click the Add member to team button. 
  3. Find the member by name or email and click Add members. Note that you can add multiple members at once.

To remove a member from team:

  1. Click on a team from which you want to remove a member.
  2. Click on a member you want to remove.
  3. Click the x icon next to the team from which you want to remove the member.

Edit team’s name:

  1. Hover over the team. Click on the three-dot icon and select the Edit team option. 
  2. Alternatively, click on a team, and then click the Edit button.

Delete a team:

  1. Hover over the team. Click on the three-dot icon and select the Remove team option. 
  2. Alternatively, click on a team, and then click the Delete button.

Setting up Gateways

A private gateway connects a dedicated private server with a team to which it is assigned. Each gateway can have one or more different servers with static IP addresses. Multiple gateways ensure better load balance and make it easy for you to segment your network. In the Gateways section, owners can create gateways and add teams and servers to them. For a quick and easy explanation on how to manage Gateways and Servers, please take a look at our video guide.

To access the section, click Network -> Gateways

To create a private gateway:

  1. Click on the Create private gateway button.
  2. Enter the name of the gateway and click Create gateway.

To add team to gateway:

  1. Click on the gateway to which you want to add a team.
  2. Click Build team.
  3. Search for a team and click Add teams.

To add servers to gateway:

  1. Click on a gateway to which you want to add servers.
  2. Click Add server.
  3. Find a server and click Add servers

To suspend/activate gateway:

  1. Hover over the gateway and click on the three-dot icon.
  2. Select Suspend or Activate.

To change gateway’s name:

  1. Hover over the gateway and click on the three-dot icon.
  2. Select Edit, enter a new name and click Save changes.

To delete gateway:

  1. Hover over the gateway and click on the three-dot icon.
  2. Select Delete.

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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