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ESX 4.0 and attaching a USB device

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Is there anyway to attach a USB drive to an ESX 4.0 Guest OS, or some kind of work around to it?
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Best solution I've found is by:
http://www.digi.com/products/usb/anywhereusb#overview (anywhereUSB)

Good product. If your host supports it, you can try VMDirectPath:
http://www.petri.co.il/vmware-esxi4-vmdirectpath.htm

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@cwstad2 - support for USB began with v4.1. The poster states his host vers is 4.0

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