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Advanced Alerting



This article describes the Advanced Alerting section of the Datto appliance GUI. 


  • Datto SIRIS
  • Datto ALTO


Advanced Alerting feature sends an initial alert when your device encounters an error, and then summarizes subsequent alerts for the day. You must enable Advanced Alerting on your appliance before this option will become available.


1. To enable or disable Advanced Alerting, open the GUI for the device.
2. Click the Configure tab, and click Device Settings, as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Device Settings

3. Navigate to the Advanced Alerting section of the Device Settings screen, and click Enable Advanced Alerting to activate the Alert Summary feature, or Disable Advanced Alerting to deactivate it.

4. After you enable Advanced Alerting, the Datto device will send a daily alert summary to the registered technical contact for the Datto appliance.

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