1. To the old Datto, you need to assign a new vlan 20 IP so this one can communicate to the old one. Go to Configure – Network Settings and update there the IP to a new vlan 20 IP that nothing else is using. At this point we would lose connectivity to the appliance over the network.
2. Connect the new Datto appliance to vlan 20 and turn it on. Make sure that the network cable on the back is connected to the left side port, from the two together.
3. Once the appliance is on you need to assign the 20.15 IP address that the old appliance was using. To do that, use these instructions.
A. Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to go to the back end of the device.
B. Once it asks for a login use:
C. Enter command: sudo -i
This should change the prompt to root.
D. Enter command. nano /etc/network/interfaces
E. Modify the network information from here. Make sure that ‘auto eth0’ is set to static. It should look as follow, with Your Network Info.
iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet static
iface eth1 inet manual
G. Back at the command prompt, write: /etc/init.d/networking restart
H. When it completes enter the command: checkin
For the registration part, enter the device name. Create the username and password as you like. And enter the contact information for the property. At the end select the box allow third party installers.