USB Port Options for Virtual Machines
When using a Virtual Machine (VM) to run an application that requires a licensing key, a USB port is still required. The following are solutions our customers have found to work for their situations.
- USB Passthrough is the most common solution for VMware (i.e. ESXi) only
- This requires a bare metal USB port on the host machine.
- Digi AnywhereUSB Plus USB network hub for VMware, Hyper-V or most other hypervisors
- Software based network hub for VMware, Hyper-V or most other hypervisors
- This option requires a computer with a USB port and is powered on 24/7
Support is provided by manufacturer. SFA does not endorse or support any specific solution.
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