Using Hyper-V to pass COM ports and USB ports
Posted on 2008-10-29
We have just created a virtual server using Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V. Now we're trying to figure out how to get the virtual machine to communicate with the physical ports. We can see there are areas to add details to the named pipes for COM ports, but can't figure out how to name those pipes and/or get them to actually communicate with the physical ports. In addition, we hear that it may be impossible to connect to the system's USB ports, but since that sounds so incredible (given the usefullness of USB ports these days), I wanted to check on that process as well.
Any help would be appreciated.