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Connect the included power supply in the following order:
Lyve Mobile Array is shipped with three types of cables to connect to host computers. Review the following table for cable and host port options.
|Thunderbolt 3||Thunderbolt 3, Thunderbolt 4|
|USB-C to USB-C||USB 3.1 Gen 1 or higher|
|USB-C to USB-A||USB 3.0 or higher|
Connect Lyve Mobile Array to a computer in the following order:
The LED on the device blinks white during the boot process and turns solid orange. The solid orange LED color indicates the device is ready to be unlocked.
Make sure the Lyve Client app is running on the host computer. The host computer will automatically unlock the device if it connected to it in the past and is still authorized for security. If the host computer has never unlocked the device, you will need to enter your Lyve Management Portal username and password in the Lyve Client app. See Setup Requirements.
Once Lyve Client has validated permissions for the device connected to the computer, the LED on the device turns solid green. The device is unlocked and ready for use.
Power on—A direct connection to a computer is not required to power on Lyve Mobile Array. It automatically powers on when connected to a power outlet.
Power off—Before powering off Lyve Mobile Array, make certain to safely eject its volumes from the host computer. Apply a long press (3 seconds) to the power button to turn off Lyve Mobile Array.
If Lyve Mobile Array is off but still connected to power, you can turn Lyve Mobile Array back on by applying a short press (1 second) to the power button.
Switching from one DAS connection type (Thunderbolt, USB, or PCIe Adapter) to another can result in missing volumes. Windows users can also experience a blue screen error.
To avoid these issues, use the following procedure when changing connection types: