After Gateway installation, the Gateway will run without an account. The Gateway provides the node access to the BDN and will speed up block and transaction propagation to and from the node that it is peered with. By default, the Gateway will provide the features associated with the Introductory tier plan.
Each plan tier enables new functionality to users. For all tiers except the Introductory tier, the Gateway must be associated with an account.
How to Run Your Gateway With An Account
3. Verify that the certificate was loaded by examining the Gateway log file. You should see the following log line:
INFO - "NodeSSLService is successfully loaded."