Datto Networking: Switches: VLAN



This article describes how to create VLANs using Datto Switches.


  • Datto Switches


A Virtual LAN (VLAN) is a Layer 2 configuration that groups together devices to behave as if they were on the same wire. Traffic is tagged with an ID, and subsequent ports on other Datto Switches will only process traffic with that ID.



1. In the Navigation menu, click Switches, then select Port Settings from the expanded options. 

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: Port settings (click to enlarge)

2. Select your desired ports, then click Configure.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: Selecting and configuring a port (click to enlarge)

3. Click the VLANs drop-down menu to reveal configuration settings.

4. Click Save Switch Settings to save all modified settings.


The following settings for VLANs are available:

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: VLAN configuration settings (click to enlarge)

  • PVID: This setting lets you input a VLAN ID that will tag incoming packets.
  • Untagged VLAN: This setting lets you input a VLAN ID that is stripped from outgoing packets if incoming packets have the same ID.
  • Tagged VLANs: This setting lets you input a VLAN ID. If an incoming packet matches this ID, the switch will forward this packet to the specified VLAN.
  • Enable Voice VLAN: This setting enables the Voice VLAN feature for this port. Read the Voice VLAN article for more information.
Tagged VLAN IDs 991-994 are defined by default to enable roaming VLANs across Datto Access Points.
Do not remove the PVID or Untagged VLAN ID of 1 for an uplink port, as this is used in the check-in process.

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