This article explains how to test the 4G LTE failover feature on the Datto Networking Appliance (DNA).
- Datto Networking Appliance (DNA)
The Datto Networking Appliance has the ability to automatically fail over to a 4G LTE cellular network in the event of a WAN interruption. The DNA's Test Failover option allows you to simulate a network interruption to asses the device's performance in 4G LTE mode.
Figure 1: Status
You will see the WAN Details card displayed on the right-hand side of the page. Click the Test Failover button in the LTE/4G Failover category to begin the test.
Figure 2: WAN Details card
While the test runs, the DNA will display the banner shown in Figure 3. The test can take up to a minute to complete.
Figure 3: Failover mode warning banner
The DNA will return to the WAN connection on its own after the test finishes.