Lyve Mobile Rackmount Receiver User Manual
Lyve Mobile Rackmount Receiver 

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FC Network Setup for Windows


The Lyve Client app is required to authorize a host computer to access Lyve Mobile Array and compatible devices. Download the Lyve Client installer for Windows and macOS at and install it on the server. For more information, see the Lyve Client Software user manual.

FC initial setup on the host side

  1. Connect an Ethernet cable to Ethernet management port A or B on Lyve Mobile Rackmount Receiver.

  1. Connect FC cables to the server. Connect the other ends to FC ports connected to slot A or B on Lyve Mobile Rackmount Receiver.
  2. Insert Lyve Mobile Array into slot A or B on Lyve Mobile Rackmount Receiver. Be sure to select the correct slot for the FC connections behind Rackmount Receiver.

  1. Open Lyve Client. You may be prompted to unlock Lyve Mobile Array if this is the first connection to the host.
  2. Click the Devices tab.
  3. Click on the Mobile Array card with the Rackmount Receiver » FC connection.

Lyve Client automatically completes your FC connection configuration.

Manual FC Setup

Typically, Lyve Client will configure FC connections for Mobile Array devices in Mobile Rackmount Receivers. If an FC connection must be manually configured, refer to the following instructions.

  1. Open Server Manager.
  2. Open Computer Management.
  3. Open Disk Management.
  4. If more than one Offline drive exists, continue steps 5-9. If there's only a single Offline drive, go to step 10.

  1. Open the Server Manager and install Multipath I/O (MPIO).
  2. Open MPIO.
  3. Click on the Discover Multi-Paths tab.
  4. Click on the Seagate device to highlight it and click Add.

  1. Reboot the server.
  2. Open Disk Management.
  3. Right-click the Lyve Mobile Array disk marked Offline and select Online.

  1. If MPIO is enabled, right-click the Lyve Mobile Array disk and select Properties. If it is not enabled, go to step 15.

  1. Click on the MPIO tab.
  2. Select your preferred MPIO policy.

  1. Right-click on the Lyve Mobile Array volume and select Change Drive Letters and Paths....

  1. Click Add and select your preferred letter.