This article describes the Secondary Replication feature for Datto appliances.
- Datto SIRIS
This feature provides partners in Canada, UK, and EMEA the option to have their data replicated from their primary datacenter to a secondary datacenter.
- Secondary Datacenter Locations
- Feature Details
- Managing Secondary Replication on your Datto Appliance
Secondary Datacenter Locations
Datacenter replication is determined based on the appliance's geographic region. It is not possible to manually change the target datacenter. The secondary datacenter for each location is as follows:
- Canada → Calgary
- UK → Iceland
- Germany → Iceland
- Sydney → Melbourne
Datto shares secondary replication within the United States between its bi-coastal datacenters.
- To protect your data from malicious deletion, removing any replicated backup points through the device UI (either through the Manage Recovery Points page or as a result of retention activity) will only delete data from the local appliance and its primary datacenter.
- Datto stores all backups replicated to secondary datacenters as daily snapshots and retains them at the secondary location for up to 90 days.
Managing Secondary Replication on your Datto Appliance
This feature is enabled by default and can only be toggled on or off. It will not automatically re-enable itself if you disable it. To manage the Secondary Replication setting, access the GUI of your Datto appliance. From the device home page, click Configure → Device Settings. You can find the Secondary Replication toggle in the location shown in Figure 1.