Download Sherlybox V2 software from your Sher.ly Account page, select “Sherlybox” from the list of supported devices on the right-hand side:
On your computer backup all shared files from the old Sher.ly 1.6 are located at \yourhomefolder\Sher.ly\ – We recommend that you copy the entire “Sher.ly” folder into a different location on your computer.
Take out the SD card from your Sherlybox, located on the bottom:
Make sure SD card is unlocked for writing as shown below:
Next, burn the Sherlybox system image onto the SD card. Proceed according to your operating system’s prompts:
Burning the SD card image using Microsoft Windows:
Burning the SD card image using the Apple macOS:
identify the disk (not partition) of your SD card. e.g. disk4 (not disk4s1)
e.g. diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk4
e.g. sudo dd bs=1m if=SherlyboxV2.img of=/dev/rdisk4
This will take a few minutes, be patient until terminal displays a new prompt.
Linux SD burn manual is here.
When you have an SD card ready, insert it into Sherlybox, connect the power and Ethernet cables along with the Wi-Fi dongle and you are ready to pair your Sherlybox.
Launch your Sherly Desktop app, available for Windows, macOS, and Linux at Sher.ly Account.
Make sure Sherlybox is powered up and connected to the same local network via a cable or Wi-Fi.
Select the organization from the list on the left-hand side that you want your Sherlybox to be assigned to (if you have more than one).
Click “add device” in the “Devices” section of Sher.ly app. You will be presented with all the Sher.ly Storage options:
Touch your Sherlybox top sensor for 3 seconds. At this stage, your Sherlybox will display a white, rapid-blinking LED light which signals that it is waiting for a pairing command from the Sherly Desktop app.
Once Sherlybox is found in the app, confirm that you want to proceed with pairing by touching the sensor once and pairing will be complete. Now, select it from your Devices list and choose the projects that you want to be synced on your Sherlybox.
From now on, all shared projects within the selected organization will be hosted on that Sherlybox, which will automatically sync all new files added by project members.
A video tutorial for pairing process is here:
If you find that your pairing experience differs from the one described above, please get in touch with us via the chat function on our website and we will help you sort it out.
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