Datto Networking App: Adding a Device

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This article explains how to add a networking device to your network using the Datto Networking App.

Environment

  • Datto Networking App

Overview

Any Datto access point, switch, or power device can be added to a network. Devices can be added in by manually entering its MAC address, or by scanning the QR code on the bottom of the device if one is available.

Procedure

1. Press the + symbol on the bottom-right of the screen as seen Figure 1.

Figure 1: Add Device

2. Press Add Device.

3. Scan the QR Code printed on the device using your camera (if available), or press Manually Enter MAC Address to input its MAC address as seen in Figure 2.

Figure 2: Adding a device either by QR Code or MAC address

4. If the camera successfully scanned a QR Code, or if Manually Enter MAC Address was pressed, you will be brought to the page seen in Figure 3. Complete each identified field:

Figure 3: Defining device details

a. Network Group: Choose a Network Group.
b. Network: Choose a Network.
c. Device Name: Input a name for your device.
d. MAC Address: Input the device's MAC address. If a QR Code was successfully identified during step 3, this will be pre-filled.
e. Scan QR Code: Pressing this icon will allow you to scan for a QR Code as opposed to manually inputting the MAC address, and will return you to the same prompt from step 3.

4. Press Save.


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