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FalconG
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beginner questation about USB

Hi all,

I have questation about usb drive . I have in the in the ESXi server virtual machine with win7 os . I want connect to this machine from another pc and use usb key , which mounted to the another pc ... I want read sn this usb drive ... if i connect with microsoft remote desktop , this use driv is network disk .. not usb key ...

can you hep me ?

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Dave_Mishchenko
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To do something like this you would want to use a USB over IP solution - http://usbip.sourceforge.net/.

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AndreTheGiant
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Another solution to have USB redirection is use a VDI solution that support this feature, like VMware View.

Andre

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idle-jam
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the nearest would be using VMware View's virtual USB over IP. if you do not mind some manual steps, you could perform a USB passthru' to a VM.  have a look here @ http://paulslager.com/?p=398

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tribbianMan
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To get access USB key in a virtual machine or to have remote access, the usb over ethernet program is enough. With its help, you will have direct access to the key.

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