Datto Network Manager: Access Points page overview

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This article gives an overview of Datto Network Manager's Access Points page.

Environment

  • Datto Network Manager
  • Datto Access Points

Description

The Access Points page in Datto Network Manager lets you add and manage access points from a central location. 

Navigating to the Access Points page

In the navigation menu, click Access Points. 

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: The navigation menu (click to enlarge)

Access Points page overview

The Access Points page comprises two sections:

  • A usage graph that provides a visual representation of activity on your active access points
  • A device management list from which you can quickly view relevant data, and configure both new and active access points

mceclip2.pngFigure 2: The Access Points page (click to enlarge)

The Usage Graph 

The usage graph shows you detailed traffic statistics about your access points, including:

  • How many clients are using access points on your network
  • The total bandwidth used via your access points
  • The amount of data downloaded through your access points
  • The amount of data uploaded through your access points

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: Access point usage statistics (click to enlarge)

The colored graph shows a minute-by-minute representation of data use across your access points. 

mceclip3.pngFigure 4: The access point usage graph (click to enlarge)

Access point management

The lower section of the Access Points page is a central hub that lets you:

  • View access point data
  • Add and configure new access points on the network
  • Manage and configure existing access points

mceclip3.pngFigure 5: The access point management list (click to enlarge)

Viewing access point data in list view

By default, Network Manager shows access point data in list view. Click View Options to sort by data type.  

mceclip0.pngFigure 6: Access point management list data types (click to enlarge)

Viewing access point data in Map View

Map View displays a Google map of the area in which your access points are deployed. The map has full Google map functionality, including satellite view, zoom, and scroll. Green squares represent the access points. Hover over any square to show the access point's name.  

mceclip7.pngFigure 7: A Datto Networking access point in Map View (click to enlarge)

SSIDs

Each Datto access point can broadcast four unique SSIDs to which users can connect. Click here to learn more about SSID configuration and settings.

Radio

The Radio tab lets you configure radio settings for Datto Networking access points. Click here to learn more about radio settings. 

Advanced

The Advanced tab lets you configure advanced settings. Click here to learn more about advanced settings. 

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