Datto Networking App: Routers

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This article describes the information available about Datto routers in the Datto Networking App.

Environment

  • Datto Routers
  • Datto Networking App

Description

The Datto Networking App provides a mobile insight into any router in your network and displays the router's overall health, the status of each WAN and LAN port, and more.

Navigating to your routers

In the Networks page, scroll down to the network that houses your router and select Routers.

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: Navigation options (click to enlarge)

All routers in the network will populate as a list below the navigation options. Select a router from this list to view its information.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: The router name (click to enlarge)

Page header options

There are two options at the top of the page:

A. Press the back-arrow icon to return to the previous page.
B. Press the pencil icon to edit the router's name.

mceclip4.pngFigure 3: Page header options (click to enlarge)

Network view options

Press the relevant link to view the following network-related information about the router:

  • Overview: This option provides general router statistics.
  • WAN: This choice provides information about WAN ports and settings for the router.
  • LAN: This option shows LAN ports and settings for the router.

Overview information

The app shows information about the following categories:

  • Health
  • Statistics
  • System

Health

  • Last Check-in: Shows the last time the device checked in to Datto's servers
  • Check-in History: Displays a graphical timeline of device check-ins
  • Uptime: Shows the amount of time since the device's last reboot

mceclip5.pngFigure 4: Health (click to enlarge)

Statistics

  • Active Clients: Shows the number of connected client devices
  • Usage: Displays an overall average of connected client data usage, download, and upload for the last 24 hours 
  • Traffic: Shows a graphical timeline of clients' download and upload usage

mceclip6.pngFigure 5: Statistics (click to enlarge)

System

  • Network: Displays the device's associated network
  • MAC Address: Shows the device's MAC address
  • WAN IP Address: Displays the WAN IP address of the device
  • Firmware Version: Shows the firmware the device is currently running

 mceclip8.pngFigure 6: System (click to enlarge) 

WAN information

WAN Ports

This screen shows whether your Ethernet, SFP, and LTE ports are set to Active, Inactive, or Standby.

mceclip9.pngFigure 7: WAN Ports (click to enlarge)

WAN Settings

This view shows the following settings:

  • Connection Type: Displays the connection type the primary WAN interface is using (Static or DHCP)
  • DNS Servers: Displays the DNS servers the primary WAN interface using

Figure 8: WAN Settings (click to enlarge)

LAN information

The LAN tab displays information about router LAN ports and their configured settings.

LAN Ports

For each port available on the router, the LAN Ports section will display the port number, if the port is active or inactive, and if PoE (Power over Ethernet) is enabled or disabled.

LAN Settings

The LAN Settings section displays each LAN configuration on the router, alongside the ports assigned to the LAN. Pressing a LAN configuration will display the following information:

  • The LAN's IP address and subnet mask
  • The DHCP Pool start and end

mceclip11.pngFigure 9: LAN Ports and LAN Settings (click to enlarge)


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