Datto Network Manager: Adding a router in Network Manager



This article describes how to add a Datto Router to a network through Datto Network Manager.


  • Datto Network Manager


You can add any Datto managed router by entering its MAC address in Datto Network Manager.


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

2. In the Navigation menu, click Routers.

mceclip1.pngFigure 1: The Navigation menu (click to enlarge)

3. Click Add Router.

mceclip0.pngFigure 2: The Routers page (click to enlarge)

4. On the Add Router page, you can add a single router or multiple routers.

Adding a single router

1. Enter the Name and MAC address for your router.  You do not need to capitalize digits in MAC addresses, but you must use colon-hexadecimal notation. Acceptable router names:

  • can only contain letters, numbers, and dashes.
  • must begin with a letter.
  • cannot end with a dash.

mceclip4.pngFigure 3: The Add Router page (click to enlarge)

2. Click Add.

Bulk adding routers

To add multiple routers using a CSV file:

1. Create a CSV file containing three columns:

  • MAC: should contain the MAC address of each router
  • Model: should contain the model of each router
  • Name: should contain the name of each router

Click Download Sample CSV to generate a CSV file template containing these three columns.

2. Click Choose File to browse to your CSV file's location.

mceclip5.pngFigure 4: Browsing for a CSV file (click to enlarge)

3. Click Bulk Add.

Datto Network Manager will add the routers and make them available for management on the Routers page.

Was this article helpful?

0 out of 2 found this helpful

You must sign in before voting on this article.

Want to talk about it? Have a feature request?

Head on over to our Datto Community Forum or the Datto Community Online.

For more Business Management resources, see the Datto RMM Online Help and the Autotask PSA Online Help .

Still have questions? Get live help.

Datto Homepage