Datto Networking App: Clients

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This article describes how to view information about connected clients in a Datto Network using the Datto Networking App.

Environment

  • Datto Networking App

Index

Overview

The Datto Networking App provides a list of all active clients across all access points in a network. Additional statistics and metrics are also available for each individual client.

Procedure

1. On the Networks page, scroll down to the network that houses the access points your clients are connected to, as seen in Figure 1.

image.pngFigure 1: A Network with View Network and Clients selected

2. Press View Network, or Clients.

3. Press the Clients tab, as seen in Figure 2.

Figure 2: The Clients tab

Client & Usage Summary

The following information about all connected clients is available in this section:

Figure 3: Client & Usage Summary

A. Client Summary: Displays the total amount of clients on the network, and the number that are actively using data.
B. Usage Summary: Displays the total throughput of all clients, including download and upload.

Recent Clients

Figure 4: Recently connected clients

Additional insight into individual information about clients is available through the app. Press on any client to display data about the health, statistics, and status of the client.

Health

Figure 5: Health

A. Last Seen: Displays when the client was last seen on the network.

Statistics

Figure 6: Statistics

A. RSSI (Received Signal Strength Indicator): This is used to measure how well the client's device can listen for the signal broadcast by the access point, and is displayed in dBm (decibel-milliwatts).
B. Usage: Displays the total amount of bandwidth utilized by the client, and then broken down into data downloaded, and uploaded respectively.

System

Figure 7: System

A. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of the connected client's device.
B. Rate/Capabilities: Displays the wireless standard the client's device is using to connect to the access point, alongside potential maximum throughput.
C. Client Type: Displays the type of device the connected client is using.


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