Before enabling Gate, ensure that you have completed the following:

Then, enable Gate for your VPG:

  1. Login to the User Console. From the Menu, open the VPG screen.

  2. From the list of VPGs, click the name of the VPG you want to configure to open its settings page.

  3. Click the Device LAN tab.

  4. Enable Gate by switching the option to ON.


  5. Click the Save button at the bottom of the panel.

When using Gate with an Arc Virtual SIM/Subscriber, you must add your VPG's Device Subnet IP Range to either your:

You can check your Device Subnet IP Range on the VPG Settings Screen . The default range is

Programmatic Usage

Soracom API

Enable Gate by using the openGate API method:

curl -X POST \

Once enabled, the API will return a response indicating the status of the VPG:

  "operatorId": "OP0012345678",
  "vpgId": "abcdef00-0000-0000-0000-000012345678",
  "type": 12,
  "status": "running",
  "useInternetGateway": true,
  "tags": {
    "name": "my-vpg"
  "createdTime": 1467007824685,
  "lastModifiedTime": 1467012076035,
  "primaryServiceName": "Gate",
  "vpcPeeringConnections": null,
  "virtualInterfaces": null,
  "gateOpened": true

You can disable gate similarly by using the closeGate API.

Soracom CLI

Enable Gate by using the open-gate command:

soracom vpg open-gate --vpg-id "<VPG-ID>" --coverage-type g

The CLI will return a similar response indicating the VPG status.

You can disable Gate using the close-gate command.