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Datto Switch Firmware Release Notes



This article contains firmware release notes for Datto Networking Switches. The latest updates are listed first.


  • Datto Switches

Release Notes

1.03.19 (July 11, 2018)

New Features

  • Auto Voice VLAN: Added LLDP-MED functionality that allows a switch to broadcast the Voice VLAN configuration.
  • SNMP Trap: Added functionality that allows a Datto Switch to send SNMP alert messages.
  • Jumbo Frames: Added functionality that allows a Datto Switch to send Ethernet frames larger than 1500 bytes.


  • Added functionality that allows the connection keeper to utilize TCP keepalive messages.
  • Added a new certificate for cloud connections.

Bug Fixes

  • Corrected the Jumbo Frame range utilized by Datto Switches.
  • Resolved an issue where SNMP versions were reversed.
  • Resolved an issue where a fiber port failed to operate under dark mode.
  • (E24v3 only) - Resolved an issue that prevented the 10GB fiber port from achieving a link.
  • (E24v3 only) - Resolved an issue where a 10GB SFP module could not properly trunk.
  • (E24v3 only) - Resolved an issue that prevented port speed settings from being saved.
  • (E24v3 only) - Resolved an issue where control packets could not trap to the CPU on port 26.

1.03.09 (September 11, 2017)

  • FIX: Improves reliability of check-in if using wrong DNS.

1.03.07 (August 2, 2017)

  • FIX: Updated local SSL certificates. This update is required to ensure continued check-in with CloudTrax into the future.
  • NEW: Supports new line of switches E8-L and E24-L

1.03.05 (July 11, 2017)

  • FIX: Switch could hang when setting rate limit setting on port.

Adds support for the following cloud management configuration features

  • LLDP (not LLDP-MED)
  • Diagnostic features (Cable Test / Ping / Traceroute)

1.02.07 (April 12, 2017)

  • FIX: Addresses a condition where the Switch stops checking in
  • FIX: Improvements to upgrade process and install validation

1.02.05 (March 23, 2017)

  • Adds support for the following cloud management configuration features:
    • Auto-detect uplink port
    • Port (and overall) forwarding table 
    • Add protection for PVID and Untagged VLANs, once we can autodetect uplink
    • Security:
      • MAC ACL/ ACE
      • IPv4 ACL/ ACE
      • Port Isolation
    • Bytes per port
      • Data (all tx and rx counters)
      • Graph 
    • QoS
      • Enable/ disable
      • DSCP -> CoS mapping
      • CoS -> Switch queue mapping
      • Trust incoming classification or set own
    • Voice VLANs
      • Enable/ Disable
      • VLAN ID
      • OUI list: Default and add new ones
      • Enable disable voice VLAN
      • Set CoS mode 

1.01.01 (November 14, 2016)

  • Adds support for the following cloud management configuration features:
    • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
    • IGMP Snooping
    • PoE Reset (instant)
    • Link Speed and Mode
    • Rate Limiting (Tx / Rx)
    • Flow Control
    • Link Aggregation
    • Port Mirroring
    • PVID (Native VLAN) and Untagged VLANs

1.00.02 (October 11, 2016)

  • Ability to view per-port PoE consumption
  • Dynamic port controls from switch image within the switch pane:
    • Identify and click through to Open Mesh AP, when connected directly
    • Identify and list devices in port forwarding table, when not directly connected to an OM AP

1.00.00 (October 1, 2016)

  • Cloud management and configuration via Cloud Management Tool
  • Configurable scheduled firmware upgrades, by switch model
  • Monitoring Features:
    • Device Name
    • MAC Address
    • IP Address
    • Gateway IP Address
    • Total and Active Ports (eg 2/10)
    • Firmware version
    • Uptime
    • PoE Budget
      • Total Power
      • Current Usage / Available Power
  • Configuration Features:
    • SNMP configuration (read-only)
    • Per Port Configuration
      • Number and Description
      • Status
      • Enable / Disable Link
      • Allowed VLANs
      • PoE configuration
        • Enable / Disable PoE
        • PoE Type: Manual or Auto
        • Priority (when Type set to Auto)
        • Power limit (when Type is set to Manual)
  • Local Management (Web GUI, telnet, SSH): Disabled on first cloud checkin, to prevent configuration conflicts with Datto Networking Cloud Management.

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