Getting Started with the Datto D200 Router

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This article provides an overview of the Datto D200 Router's features. For a detailed list of hardware specifications and features, see the D200: Hardware and Feature Specifications article.

Environment

  • Datto D200 Router

Description

Hardware Legend

woah.pngFigure 1: D200 hardware (click to enlarge)

A. LED indicator
B. USB 3.0 port
C. LAN ports 1-4; LAN ports 3-4 have 24V Passive PoE
D. WAN Ethernet port
E. WAN SFP port
F. Reset pin
G. DC power in

Registering your router

If this is a new router, you will need to register it through the Partner Portal. Follow to steps in the Datto Partner Portal: Registering a Datto Networking device article to register the router. Afterwards, you can add the router to your network.

Accessing the router interface

The router's management interface is in the Datto Networking Portal. Follow the steps in the Partner Portal: Networking Status & Accessing your Networking device to access the Datto Networking Portal using the networking status page.

Navigating the Interface

The router's configuration and management features are segmented across several pages in the Datto Networking Portal. Click a page name to learn more:

Routers

Figure 2: Routers (click to enlarge)

The Routers page lists all routers within your network, and allows you to add additional routers and configure their global settings. Read the Routers: Managing Routers article to learn more.

Router Status

Figure 3: Status (click to enlarge)

The Router Status page provides a graphical overview of your router by displaying system information and charting out metrics such as bandwidth utilization and traffic groups. Read the Routers: Status article to learn more.

Router Port Settings

Figure 4: Port Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router Port Settings page allows you to configure settings for each individual LAN and WAN port on the router, alongside other global settings, such as enabling LTE functionality. Read the Routers: Port Settings article to learn more.

Router WAN Settings

Figure 5: WAN Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router WAN Settings page allows you set networking parameters for your router, including IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and 1:1 NAT. These settings are available for both static and DHCP configurations. Read the Routers: WAN Settings article to learn more.

Router LAN Settings

Figure 6: LAN Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router LAN Settings page allows you to add and configure LAN networks for each port on the router. You can define the LAN gateway IP address, setup a DHCP pool, and more. Read the Routers: LAN Settings article to learn more.

Router VLAN Settings

Figure 7: Router VLAN Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router VLAN Settings page allows you to add and configure VLANs to create multiple subnets and group traffic as if they were on a physical LAN. Read the Routers: VLAN Settings article to learn more.

Router Firewall Settings

Figure 8: Router Firewall Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router Firewall Settings page allows you to create and configure port forwarding and custom traffic policies to control incoming and outgoing traffic in your network. Click on a feature to learn more:

Router VPN Settings

Figure 9: Router VPN Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router VPN Settings page allows you to create a VPN server, or setup a site-to-site VPN. Click on a feature to learn more:

Router QoS Settings

Figure 10: Router QoS Settings (click to enlarge)

The Router QoS Settings page allows you to configure Quality of Service (QoS), which prioritizes application traffic for latency sensitive operations, such as VoIP or video conferencing. Read the Routers: Quality of Servce (QoS) article to learn more.

Web Content Filtering Settings

Figure 11: Web Content Filtering Settings (click to enlarge)

The Web Content Filtering Settings page allows you to configure Web Content Filtering, which proactively filters web content at the DNS level, and can whitelist/blacklist traffic per domain. Read the Routers: Web Content Filtering article to learn more.

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