USB Drive on HYPER-V Machine


 I need to be able to view a USB drive on a Hyper-V machine.
Can this be done? if so how?

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noadAsked:
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manav08Commented:
Do you mean emulating/using USB drive on the guest operating system.
USB Drives should just work as per normal on HYPER-v server. Just not on the guests..
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jakethecatukCommented:
If you mean with a VM running on a HYPER-V server, then the answer is yes and no.

Once you plug the USB drive into the HYPER-V server, you will need to go into disk manager and take the drive offline.

Then you go to your VM running on HYPER-V and add a SCSI hard disk.  You will have the choice of either a VHD or Physical Disk - choose physical disk and the USB drive will be presented thru to the VM.  This can be done with the VM running.
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noadAuthor Commented:

 Very easy to follow explanation
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halo26usCommented:
How would you take the drive offline? Do you mean eject?
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