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Datto Networking: Maintenance

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This article describes the Maintenance page available on the Datto Networking Portal.

Environment

  • Datto Networking

Description

The Maintenance page allows you to apply firmware releases, define a maintenance window to allow for automatic firmware upgrades, and auto channel configuration for Datto Access Points.

Procedure

Navigation

1. Navigate to a device web session for your network.

2. Click on the Configure dropdown, then click Maintenance.

Figure 1: Configure → Maintenance

Configuration

The follow device maintenance configurations are available.

Access Points

Figure 2: Access point firmware release upgrades

  • Automatic upgrades: When enabled, your access point will automatically upgrade to the latest firmware release version as new upgrades become available.
  • Firmware release: Allows you to specify if the access point is on the stable firmware release, or latest. If modified, the firmware release will apply either during your maintenance window, or immediately upon clicking the Upgrade Now button.

Switches

Figure 3: Switch firmware release upgrades

  • Automatic upgrades: When enabled, your switch will automatically upgrade to the latest firmware release version as new upgrades become available.
  • Firmware release: Allows you to specify if the access point is on the stable firmware release, or latest. If modified, the firmware release will apply either during your maintenance window, or immediately upon clicking the Upgrade Now button.

Maintenance window

maintenance window allows you to define a time-frame where services such as automatic firmware upgrades and auto channel configuration are performed. You can configure the following parameters when defining your maintenance window:

Figure 4: Maintenance window

  • Start Time: Allows you to define what hour of the day the maintenance window opens.
  • Duration: Allows you to define how long the window is open.
  • Timezone: Allows you to define what timezone the start time references.
  • Active Days: Allows you to specify what days of the week the maintenance window opens.

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