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Archive for July 6th, 2012

VMware ESXi 5 and 4.1: serial COM port pass through (via: Serial Port handling in ESXi 4.1 | ESX Virtualization)

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/07/06

Almost 2 years back, I wrote that ESXi 4.1 supports USB pass through:

Recently I needed serial pass through as well, and surprise surprise, serial port pass through too was introduced with ESXi 4.1 as Vlatan Seget posted about a year ago:

in ESXi 4.1 since with this release of VMware Hypervizor now you have the possibility to attach and use the Serial port of the physical host.

Even better: it still works in ESXi 5 (:


via: Serial Port handling in ESXi 4.1 | ESX Virtualization.

Posted in Power User, VMware, VMware ESXi | Leave a Comment »

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