If you are one of those people who is looking for a way to enable Citrix XenServer USB support, then we’ve written this guide for a good reason.
In this article, you’ll find out about two simple ways to enable XenServer USB passthrough, and how to fix any possible issues that could come along the way.
FlexiHub has an intuitive interface and offers an advanced USB over IP functionality that allows XenServer access to local USB devices.
When you find yourself in a situation when it is problematic to enable XenServer USB device passthrough, FlexiHub will help you to establish connections to real USB peripherals from your virtual machine with nothing more than a couple of mouse clicks.
One of the biggest advantages of FlexiHub is that it works on Windows, Linux, Android, and Mac operating systems. This means you can easily connect USB devices from Windows to Linux, from Linux to Mac, and in other combinations.
If you prefer the video guides, you can watch this step-by-step walkthrough:
Here you go! Now, the device that is attached to the host computer will appear in Citrix Hypervisor like it was connected directly to the guest.
Another way to make Citrix XenServer USB passthrough possible is to configure XenServer to work with locally attached USB devices.
Also, note that it may be necessary to install the device driver on the guest machine for the device to work correctly.
Use the following procedure to detach a USB device from Citrix XenServer:
You need to take note of these restrictions and operating system requirements when considering implementing USB passthrough on XenServer.
You can only use USB passthrough with these HVM guests.