Using FAB USB Dongles in Virtual Machines

Virtual machines with Windows do not have USB ports where the USB Dongle for FAB Software can be plugged in. There are several solutions how to make a USB Dongle available in a virtual machine:

Using VMWare USB Passthrough

VMWare allows connecting a USB Dongle which is physically plugged into a host machine over network to a virtual machine. This way the USB Dongle can be made available to the virtual machine.

Using a USB over Network Software Solution

There are several software solutions available which allow passing a USB Dongle over network to a virtual machine. The following solution has been successfuly tested with FAB software:

VirtualHere

Using a USB over Network Hardware Solution

There are several hardware solutions available which allow passing a USB Dongle over network to a virtual machine. The following solution has been successfuly tested with FAB software:

Silex DS-600 Device Server

Using FAB Applications over Remote Desktop

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