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output vsphere virtual server desktop to TV

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is it possible to get vga extenders for vsphere machines
the same way as i can get vga extenders for physical servers
i need to display a virtual servers screen on a television
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Yes you can use USB devices connect to host, and VM or add VGA PCI card with TV out and add as a device to VM.
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could you provide more detials
how exactly to do this
name of manufacture
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nVidia or ATI graphic cards
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The vms are running on 10 hp blades
running on sphere 5
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Would I have to tie the virtual server to one host
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USB would be you only option.
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Do you want to get the host or a vm projected on  a tv ?
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Just the vm
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Add a USB device
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Can I get a USB VGA over ethernet
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Is there any thing else as there are no USB ports in the blades
As they are in an enclosure
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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if you have no hardware, eg USB ports, PCI devices.

the ONLY option is a virtual display driver over ethernet.

See here

http://www.zoneos.com/zonescreen.htm
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