USB Device Redirection in VMware Horizon View 5.1 and 5.2

What Is USB Device Redirection? We are all used to USB devices on laptop or desktop machines. If you are working in a VDI environment such as VMware Horizon View*, you may want to use your USB devices in that virtualized desktop too. USB device redirection is functionality in Horizon View that allows the USB device to be connected to the virtualized desktop as if it had been physically plugged into it. USB Redirection Changes in VMware View 5.1 The USB device is redirected from the physical device Read more [...]

What’s New with USB Redirection in VMware View 5.1?

By Tina de Benedictis, Technical Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktop, End User Computing, VMware Who would have thought that configuring USB devices for redirection to VMware View desktops could be fun? VMware View 5.1 provides a new group policies administrative interface for configuring USB device splitting and filtering. Now it is as satisfying as solving a simple logic puzzle when you configure a USB device for redirection. Why is it fun? Who doesn’t enjoy learning a few logic rules and Read more [...]