NetFoundry Cloud Gateway
NetFoundry Cloud Gateway
by NetFoundry


OS CentOS 7.7

Create NetFoundry Cloud Gateway Droplet
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Network-as-a-Service meets Connectivity-as-Code. Your applications will control private, zero trust, high performance connections across the Internet.

Developers and Solution Providers: eliminate VPNs between your apps and customer sites.

Use our SDKs to embed secure, high performance, private networks into your apps. You and your customers instantly plugin from any Internet access. Your app will perform better for your customers, and you and your customers will eliminate the costs, time and pain involved in legacy solutions which require VPNs, private circuits or infrastructure deployments.

IT, DevOps and cloud teams: get secure, reliable connectivity without disrupting your WAN.

Add the cost savings of reducing hardware, private circuits and VPNs to the productivity gains of automation, speed and agility. Get the security of a Zero Trust, Software Defined Perimeter and high performance across any set of edges, clouds and service meshes. Optimize any individual app or site, or all of them, without disrupting your WAN and without deploying the infrastructure.

Use the NetFoundry 1-Click App to: 1. Spin up your network in minutes via web console and APIs 2. Use our client software to connect user devices across our global network fabric from any Internet connection 3. Use our virtual gateways to connect any site, data center or cloud from any Internet connection NetFoundry extends any WAN without requiring re-engineering, custom hardware or specific network providers. Simply connect your selected apps, user and IoT devices, and sites into zero-trust, high-performance private networks. Extend your private WAN benefits globally, with software. We provide the core infrastructure as a fully managed, on-demand service so that you control the networks without building or managing them. Use your existing Internet connections as short on-ramps to our managed global core network fabric, built over the Internet, leveraging multiple tier one providers. Our platform enables you to do app-level micro-segmentation across any set of networks and clouds, spinning up app-specific networks called "AppWANs". Each AppWAN is "dark" and encrypted, protecting you from DDoS and Man in the Middle attacks. Each device you attach to the network is authenticated via bi-directional certificate validation, included as part of our fully managed service, with the certificates embedded in our endpoint software.

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Getting started after deploying NetFoundry Cloud Gateway

Launch the droplet with privileged log in name "nfadmin" and an SSH pubkey2.

Next you'll register the NG GW with a one-time key. Registration instructions:

  1. Create a NetFoundry network through your NF Console; i.e.,
  2. In the NF Console console create a gateway of type "VCPE" (the general-purpose type) and click the registration key to copy it to your clipboard
  3. log in as "nfadmin" and exec sudo nfnreg {one-time key}
  4. In the NF Console the status of your new gateway will change to REGISTERED (green light)More details about gateways:

API Creation

In addition to creating a Droplet from the NetFoundry Cloud Gateway 1-Click App via the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API.

As an example, to create a 4GB NetFoundry Cloud Gateway Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You’ll need to either save your API access token to an environment variable or substitute it into the command below.

  curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
       -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
      '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image":"netfoundry-7-6"}' \

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