Xen Server 5.6 USB Application Dongle

Posted on 2011-03-22
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Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I am running Citrix Xen server 5.6 and one of my Windows applications has a USB dongle for licencing, I would like to vitualise this application and wondered if plugging in the USB dongle would be seen through XEN of if there is an easy way of doing this without breaking anything.

Question by:IntegrityOffice
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Carl Webster earned 750 total points
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That is one of the things that keeps an app or server from being virtualized.  Some people have to use a USB to IP type dongle.

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atigris earned 750 total points
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Most likely you are going to keep that application running on a physical machine. It's really hard to get these kind stuff virtualized. You better call the software company of that application .. they may have another way of securing their application without USB.  

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Thanks guys, it was as I suspected, but always worth asking.

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