VMware ESX 3.5 Serial Port

Posted on 2010-03-26
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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I have a physical server that I need to virtualized, however, we need to maintain a serial port connection when the server is vitualized.

Is this possible
Question by:onebytesystem
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Expert Comment

ID: 28713656
If you have a physical Serial connection on the ESX server then definitely

Author Comment

ID: 28716128
what's the configuration

Accepted Solution

it-halfwit earned 200 total points
ID: 28716994
After you have converted to Virtual.

Right-Click on Virtual Machine
Select Edit Settings
On Hardware Tab Select Add...
Select Serial Port
Select Use physical serial port on the host
Click on Finish


Author Closing Comment

ID: 31707710
Worked like a charm

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