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Adding a Department


You can add departments from the Configuration > Shared Objects > Departments page.

To add a department:

  1. Click the add icon (+) on the Departments page.

    The Add Department page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration settings according to the guidelines provided inTable 1.
  3. Click OK.

    You are taken to the Departments page where the department that you added is displayed.

Table 1: Fields on the Add Department Page




Enter a unique name for the department, which can contain alphanumeric characters and some special characters (. -). No spaces are allowed and the maximum length is 15 characters.


Enter a description of the department.


The default VPN to which the department is assigned is displayed.

Note: This field is displayed only if network segmentation is disabled for the tenant.

Data Center Department

Select whether the department is a data center department (Yes) or not (No).

A data center department can be attached (by using LAN segments) only to gateway sites.