Datto Switches: Getting Started



This article provides an overview of the Datto Networking Switch's features.


  • Datto Switches


Adding and Accessing your Switch

After connecting your switch to your LAN, you will need to add it to the Datto Networking Portal for registration and cloud management. More information on accessing the Datto Networking Portal can be found in this article.

Navigating the Interface


The Switches page lists all switches within your network, and allows you to add additional switches and configure setting templates for expedited configuration. Click on a function to learn more.


The Status page provides a graphical overview of your switch by displaying system information and charting out metrics for measurements such as PoE wattage and traffic utilization. Read the Status article to learn more.

Switch Settings

The Switch Settings page allows you to configure all primary networking options for your switch. Click on a feature to learn more.

Enabling Monitor Only will prevent cloud configuration from being sent to the switch. This is not typically recommended and should only be used in specific cases.

Port Settings

The Port Settings page allows you to configure all primary networking options for each port. Selecting a port and clicking Configure will list further options. The page also contains its own actions and options that are detailed in the Port Settings article. Click on a feature to learn more.


The Troubleshooting Tools page provides tools to assess and troubleshoot a network using your switch. Read the Troubleshooting Tools article for more information.

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