Datto Network Manager: How do I transfer Datto Networking devices from one network to another?

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Question

How do I transfer Datto Networking devices from one network to another?

Environment

  • Datto Network Manager

Answer

You can move your Datto Networking switches, access points, and managed power devices from one network to another by using Datto Network Manager.

Before moving a switch to another network:

  • make sure the switch has a valid hostname, with no spaces or invalid characters.
  • make sure the switch is not in monitor-only mode.

If the switch does not meet the conditions above, you may receive the error, "Could not transfer all switches [MAC address] (301)."

Procedure

1. In the Datto Partner Portal, click the Status tab, then select Networking Status from the drop-down menu. 

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: The Datto Partner Portal (click to enlarge)

2. In the list of available networks, click the User Interface icon for the device you want to move.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: The Network Status page (click to enlarge)

3. In the Navigation menu, click Manage, then select the menu option for the device type you are moving. 

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: The Navigation menu (click to enlarge)

4. Select the network containing the device you wish to move from the drop-down menu.

mceclip3.pngFigure 4: The Network menu (click to enlarge)

5. In the Actions column, click the ellipsis icon for the switch you wish to move, then select Move to Network from the drop-down menu.

mceclip0.pngFigure 5: The Actions menu on the Switches page (click to enlarge)

6. In the Move to Network dialog box, select the network you are moving the device to from the drop-down menu, then click the Move Now button

mceclip6.pngFigure 6: The Move to Network dialog box (click to enlarge) 


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