What Do the LEDs on My AP-series Access Point Mean?



This article explains device states common among gateways and repeaters.


  • AP-Series Access Points

Device States

Common States

Device State LED Behavior
Boot Loader Solid Purple
Booting Up Solid Yellow
Node is executing firmware upgrade  Solid Red 
Datto Networking Cloud Management Check-in Failure  Flash White 
Key Re-pair  Flash Yellow 
Configuration Change AP not Ready  Solid White
Net Failure - no default route  Flash Red 


Gateway-Specific States

Device State LED Behavior
Datto Networking Cloud Management check-in successful. The AP is working as intended while being hardwired into the LAN.  Solid Teal
IP acquired via DHCP but inet test is failing Flash Purple


Repeater-Specific States

Device State LED Behavior
Check-in performed, mesh speed <= 2Mbps Flash Green
Orphan Mode Flash Yellow then Green
Lonely Mode Flash Red then Green
Check-in performed, mesh speed >2Mbps Solid Green


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