Datto Appliance Deployment Resources



This article gives you an index of important Knowledge Base articles to help you set up, maintain, and troubleshoot a Datto appliance.

Pairing Target Machines for Backup

If you are in the process of setting up a Datto appliance to back up a target machine or for file sharing, refer to the appropriate article below:

Installing the ShadowSnap Agent

Installing the Datto Windows Agent

Installing the Mac Agent

How to Install the Linux Agent

Creating a share on a Datto NAS device

User Guides

See the Partner Portal User Guides page for a list of all of our User Guides.

Networking Requirements

To prepare your LAN to host a Datto appliance, see this article:

Datto Networking Requirements


The RoundTrip process seeds your data in the Datto Cloud.

RoundTrip Overview


Start here to troubleshoot a Windows backup error

Intro to Screenshot Verification

Supporting the Datto Windows Agent

Business Continuity Essentials

For best results, prepare yourself for disasters:

Datto Disaster Recovery Guide

USB Bare Metal Restore: Getting Started

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