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  • Mount USB Drive to VM machine

    Hi there,
    Is it possible for me to mount a local USB portable drive to Windows or Solaris machine?

    Thank U!

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    Re: Mount USB Drive to VM machine

    What are you using as host software?
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    • #3
      Re: Mount USB Drive to VM machine

      ESX 3.5 Update 3

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      • #4
        Re: Mount USB Drive to VM machine

        There is no native way to do this in ESX
        See the post http://forums.petri.com/showthread.php?t=34055
        Maish
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        Technodrone|@maishsk|Author of VMware vSphere Design
        VMware vExpert 2013-2010,VCAP5-DCA/DCD,VCP
        MSCA 2000/2003, MCSE 2000/2003
        A proud husband and father of 3 girls
        ----------------------------------------------------------
        If you find the information useful please don't forget to give reputation points sigpic.

        Have a good one!!

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        • #5
          Re: Mount USB Drive to VM machine

          You have to use a network to usb hub type device that assigns an IP address to the USB device.
          GoogleFu is strong with this one ^

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