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Network Attached Storage: Your Shares



This article describes the Your Shares page of the Datto user interface.


  • Datto SIRIS
  • Datto ALTO
  • Datto NAS


This page displays an overview of each existing share on your Datto device. To access this page, initiate a device web session, click on File Shares, then Network Attached Storage.

Figure 1: Accessing Your Shares

If no file shares exist on the device, the Create Share Wizard will display until one is created.

Figure 2: An example NAS share

The following actions are available on the Your Shares page:

Figure 3: Backing up or creating a share

  • Backup External Share: Allows you to backup an external share using NAS Guard.
  • Create Share: Allows you to create an additional NAS or iSCSI share.

Figure 4: Share actions

Figure 5: Share details

This page also displays detailed information about each share:

  • Last Successful Snapshot: Displays a timestamp the last successful snapshot operation of this share.
  • Current Interval: Displays how often a snapshot is taken, in minutes or hours.
  • Connecting to your share: Displays all available connectivity options for accessing your share. Both NAS and iSCSI shares have unique options.

Figure 6: NAS share details

Figure 7: iSCSI Share details

  • Local Used: Displays the total amount of data the share is using locally on the Datto device.
  • Visibility: Displays whether the share is public, or private and requires credentials upon access.
  • No. of Users (NAS Only): Displays the number of active user sessions to the share.
  • CHAP (iSCSI Only): Displays if the share has CHAP Authentication enabled.

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