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Datto Networking: Routers: Port Settings

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This article describes Datto Network Manager's  Port Settings page for Datto Routers.

Environment

  • Datto Routers
  • Datto Network Manager

Description

The Port Settings page lets you configure primary networking options for each LAN and WAN port. 

Navigation

1. In the Datto Network Manager Navigation menu, click Routers, then select Port Settings from the expanded options. 

mceclip1.pngFigure 1: Routers and Port Settings (click to enlarge)

2. Click the name of your desired router.

Configuration

LAN Ports

You can configure the following settings for each LAN port on your router:

mceclip2.pngFigure 2: LAN Ports (click to enlarge)

1. Port: Shows the port number.

2. Label: Lets you input a name or description for a port.

3. Enable: Lets you enable or disable a port.

4. Link Mode/Speed: Lets you define the speed of a port. The link mode will automatically configure based on the connected device. The following speeds are available:

  • Auto (Automatically set speed based on the connected device) 
  • 10 Mbps
  • 100 Mbps
  • 1000 Mbps

5. 24v PoE Enabled: Allows you to enable or disable on a port if available.

6. LAN Segregation: Enabling this will prevent inter-LAN communication (LAN to LAN traffic).

WAN Ports

The following settings are configurable for each WAN port on your router:

mceclip3.pngFigure 3: WAN ports (click to enlarge)

1. Port: Shows the port number.

2. Type: Shows the port type.

3. Priority: Lets you prioritize traffic for a WAN port.

4. Link Mode/Speed: Lets you define the speed of a port. The link mode will automatically configure based on the connected device. The following speeds are available:

  • Auto (Automatically set speed based on the connected device)
  • 100 Mbps
  • 1000 Mbps

Misc. Port Settings

LTE

You can select the Enable checkbox to enable or disable LTE functionality on your router if available.

Under the Management-Only LTE failover billing policy, only router cloud-management functionality will be available when the router operates exclusively in LTE failover mode.

USB Host

Check the  Enable check box to enable the router's USB port. Use this feature only as directed by Datto Technical Support.


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