Category Archives: VMware vSphere 4.1 usb pass-through

VMWare vSphere ESXi 4.1, USB Pass-Through Video Configuration Example.


I was asked a question on USB pass-through and ESXi 4.1.

Have I used it and how do you configure it?

Since the answer was no, I wanted to do it my self, so here is a video showing that extract thing.


Here are some related KB’s.

USB support for ESX/ESXi 4.1

KB Article: 1022290

Supported USB device models for passthrough from an ESX or ESXi host to a virtual machine

KB Article: 1021345


And if you haven’t had a chance to read up on it, here are some related Blog Posts


USB passthrough in vSphere 4.1



VMware vSphere 4.1 – USB Pass-through



vSphere 4.1 USB passthrough



using usb pass-through in vsphere 4.1



Roger L.