kapilanandani
Contributor
Contributor

Can not Enable Copy and Paste Operations Between the Host PC and VM of vCD

Has anybody got Copy and Paste (clipboard Operations) Between the Host PC and VM of vCD working ?

I have performed below steps on ESxi and vCenter level but no luck

1

Log into a vCenter Server system using the vSphere Client and select the virtual machine.

2

On the Summary tab, click Edit Settings.

3

Select Options > Advanced > General and click Configuration Parameters.

4

Click Add Row and type the following values in the Name and Value columns.

Name

Value

isolation.tools.copy.disable

false

isolation.tools.paste.disable

false

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IamTHEvilONE
Immortal
Immortal

Those features usually require the VMRC.

If you are using the vSphere UI, you have to launch the VMRC to get this sort of feature or function ... or use the older C#/Fat client if you are using older versions of vSphere.

vCloud Director uses an HTML5 console, but that doesn't support console copy/paste.

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jonathanw
Enthusiast
Enthusiast

In vCD 9.x VMRC makes a (welcome) return as an additional option for server consoles, although must admit I haven't tried copy/paste yet...

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kapilanandani
Contributor
Contributor

VMRC does provide a work around for clipboard operations, but it does require an external agent "installation" on host PC's(which is a big no for many users).