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  • how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

    I am using backup exec symantec 12.5 and the media server is VM in ESXI 305

    Can some one help me by showing the steps with which i can get my USB (TB) drive showing up on this VM.

    Thanks in advance
    Rajeev
    Rajeev

  • #2
    Re: how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

    I don't think you can "map" a host USB port/device to a VM.

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    • #3
      Re: how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

      Donot conclude my post, please suggest some alternative as i have to use it as media server and need to have disk backup configured..

      Thanks for replying
      Rajeev

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      • #4
        Re: how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

        USB devices are NOT supported in ESX...

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        • #5
          Re: how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

          This is not possible with an ESX VM

          There are other solutions though maybe one of them will suit your needs Rich Brambley's Blog
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          • #6
            Re: how to show up USB (TB) drive in ESXI 3.5

            tell u what you can do...

            1. Make urself a good cup of coffee or tea

            2. Find your self a usb to rj45 adapter

            3. stick it on your network card slot

            4. drink more tea

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