Developers working on applications for the iOS platform can run into issues trying to connect an iPhone to a VMware session. It would be nice to just use a USB cable and attach the device so you can debug your software.
FlexiHub is a USB redirection software tool that makes connecting an iPhone to a VMware workstation easy.
This tutorial will show you how to connect an iPhone to VMware by following some simple directions.
The tool is compatible with numerous virtualization solutions including VMware, Hyper-V, and VirtualBox.
All it takes is FlexiHub and a few mouse clicks to connect an iPad, iPhone, or any other type of USB device to a virtual environment.
That’s all there is to it! The connected device will be recognized by the VMware guest operating system just like it was physically connected to the USB peripheral.
Commonly, iPhones and iPads are used to save or transfer data from other computers or devices. This can be done through native means as well as with FlexiHub. Here’s how to connect a USB device to a VMware session without a third-party solution.
Follow these steps to connect a VMware session to an iOS device.
The VMware vSphere Client is a tool that makes it possible to connect to the vCenter Server. It provides a graphical user interface (GUI) into the vSphere installation with access to an object navigator, the main vSphere workspace, as well as alarm and task panels. With the vSphere Client, it becomes possible to monitor and manage all these functions without physical access to the vSphere server. While the vSphere Client has been discontinued in vSphere v6.0, it remains to be a useful application for IT administrators using vSphere.
VMware vSphere Client also lets you connect an iPhone to a guest operating system running on the host’s virtual machine. In order to connect your iPhone, follow these steps: