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i need to install a usb 3.0 pci-e card into my dell server r710. i am running 2008 r2 with hyper-v. on this host, i have exchange on there. once the host sees the pci-e card i installed, will my exchange server see it as well?
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by:Cliff Galiher
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No, Hyper-v does not provide pass-through for most devices.
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No, I have tried, Hyper-V does not pass through USB devices.

I have successfully used USB Redirector to access a USB device from within a virtual machine.

http://www.incentivespro.com/usb-redirector.html

There are other products like this, but this is the one I chose.

The device's usb driver must be installed inside the virtual machine.
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