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Using an LTE Dongle on a router's USB port

I know there are routers which support LTE/3G dongles (like the FRITZ!box by AVM). But if I have got a router, which officially does not suppport these dongles, but has got USB ports for NAT storage, ...
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How to configure a USB virtual port interface on Windows-7

I have an embedded board with a USB output, which is plugged into Windows-7 desktop. I installed ST Microelectronics' STM32 Virtual COM Port Driver. It reported that it installed okay. How do I ...
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Using USB HDD with Arcserve / Brightstor

I am having an issue configuring a standard USB HDD for use with CA Arcserve Brightstor 11.5 SP2 : Under the device list it shows a USB device category but none of my USB drives are listed ...
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How to make it difficult to copy content of a USB drive? [migrated]

I have a video file in my USB drive. I am going to give it to many people. I do not want anyone of them to copy the content. I am searching a way to make the file I searched in Google. I came to know ...
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Configuring Backup Exec 2012 using USB hard drives as media

I have found some information on this but have not found the exact answers to these questions. Background I have installed backup exec 2012 (with agents for databases) I have configured a storage ...
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Add Bluetooth or WiFi to a printer via USB-port? [closed]

I need to buy a thermal printer and the one I found suitable doesn't support Bluetooth or WiFi. Is it possible to add Bluetooth or Wifi through a dongle or some other extension via the USB-Port? Here ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 and Keyboards

I have a machine with WIN server 2008 R2 installed, when the machine boots up, it says keyboard failure. The keyboard I had was from an older machine and was PS/2, I got a PS/2 to USB converter in ...
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How can I add a usb device to a domain xml from an image file?

I don't (repeat DONT) want to passthrough a physical usb device. I'm making a usb img file like so: dd if=/dev/null bs=1K of=/tmp/test_usb.img seek=2040 mkfs.vfat /tmp/test_usb.img I am then ...
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Kickstart: ifcfg-eth0 file genorated by kickstart when install from network but from initrd when install form USB

When I install Fedora 19 with a kickstart file and via network, the generated ifcfg-eth0 file is genorated by the kickstart: # Generated by parse-kickstart However if I use the same kickstart file ...
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Mount a folder as a removable drive on Windows

I'm using some compression software that requires a USB dongle to operate. There's nothing special about the dongle, it's just a usb drive with files on it. We're attempting to move the operation into ...
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Looking for a USB GSM modem, compatible with Solaris 10 (sparc)

Seven months on SF, and my first question. I do hope someone has an answer, as I'm at my wits' end. I have a Nokia 6310i connected via RS232 cable to a Solaris 10 system, for sending SMS messages ...
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Can you use a USB hard drive in ESXI?

I know that you can install ESXi 4.0 on a thumbdrive, but I was wondering if you could plug in an external harddrive to give extra storage to one of your VMs? We run a fileserver inside of ESXi that ...
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Why does Intel have multiple Linux USB vendor IDs? [closed]

From /usr/share/hwdata/usb.ids, on my system, Intel Corp. seems to have multiple USB vendor IDs: # cat /usr/share/hwdata/usb.ids | grep 'Intel Corp' 042b Intel Corp. 8086 Intel Corp. 8087 Intel ...
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How to dump usb stick with corrupt partition table?

Question at the bottom. When I insert the 8GB usb stick I get this in dmesg [168699.879019] usb 1-4: new high-speed USB device number 24 using ehci-pci [168699.994177] usb 1-4: New USB device found, ...
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Override USB driver PID/VID

In Windows is there a way to load a USB driver and force it to use a different VID/PID? I'd like to test a device with a different driver, with out having to go back and change the VID/PID on the ...
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Kickstart installation from USB — Kickstart location

After managing to get a Fedora ISO to rebuild successfully (for a USB stick) after adding a kickstart file (http://serverfault.com/questions/548405/), I now have an issue with locating the kickstart ...
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excluding specific user from USB Access GPO only on specific computer

I have a small domain, and I want to restrict access to USB for all users except for a specific user when using a specific computer. In GPO there is setting in both "User Settings" and "Computer ...
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How to copy directories using debugfs? [duplicate]

The debugfs manpage gives the impression that the command 'rdump . .' will recursively copy all files found on the specified filesystem from the debugfs cwd to the native filesystem's cwd. Instead I ...
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How to remote everything ( KVM like switch eg. VGA, usb Mouse and usb keyboard) over network / wifi [closed]

Does anyone know how i can forward mouse, keyboard and vga data over the web? So i can remotely control pc's like on a KVM switch? The only thing is, a KVM switch requires you to have a physical ...
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How to install USB-to-Ethernet Adapter on Windows Server 2012 [closed]

I am having problems installing a USB-to-Ethernet (model HB-T66) on my HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 v2 server (Intel Xeon) running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. In Device Manager, the device appears at ...
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Keep keyboard alive when x server crashes

From time to time my Ubuntu desktop freezes. When this happens my usb keyboard and mouse stop responding so I can't get out to tty1 [ctrl][alt][f1] or do anything else from my input devices - also ...
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Using a scanner with thin client, RemoteFX redirect not working

So I work IT for a small company and we are testing and considering rolling out Dell WYSE Rx0L thin clients to our employees. So far all is going well, except for our set up for our Data Entry dept. ...
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Pass an USB hub from a KVM host to a guest with libvirt

I have the following USB devices on a Linux server: # lsusb -t /: Bus 02.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=ehci_hcd/2p, 480M |__ Port 1: Dev 2, If 0, Class=hub, Driver=hub/6p, 480M ...
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External USB Fingerprint Reader for Pre-boot Authentication for Dell Laptop

My company just purchased several Dell Latitude E6500 laptops with docking stations and external monitors. These laptops have a fingerprint scanner located next to the keyboard. DOCKED users who ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 USB keyboard and mouse not working on Windows 2008 install

I am trying to install Windows Server 2008 32bit on a HP ProLiant D380 G9 Server and after legacy boot, at the language select page I don't have mouse and keyboard available. Switched between several ...
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Poor transfer rate on Windows Server 2012 R2 on USB3 External HDD

I've upgraded from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 on a physical server built on a 2011' Asus motherboard. Windows 2008 was known to not support USB3, and that was an issue since ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 Gen9 : does not detect USB keyboard/Mouse after legacy BIOS boot up

I have a HP proliant DL380 gen 9 which was working just fine, but after a reboot both the USB keyboard and mouse are no longer detected after the legacy BIOS startup. I tried to use them directly ...
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Query SIM status in Windows 2003 connected USB Modems

I have windows 2003 server installed and 4 USB Modems connected in different USB ports. It have some application installed which receives SMS from these modems and add them in data base its closed ...
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Cyberpower UPS usage with a Linux arm based sytem

I have a UPS (Cyberpower CP900EPFCLCD) which I would like to connect to an arm based server via USB. Unfortunately, Cyberpower doesn't provide a daemon for arm based platforms at the moment. Is there ...
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Getting USB boot to work in SmartOS on HP ProLiant N40L

I recently downloaded SmartOS and tried running it on my HP ProLiant N40L, but it always fails on boot. After dd'ing the image to the USB stick, I plug it into the internal USB header and turn the ...
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Rebuild Fedora 19 ISO adding Kickstart for USB install

I am attempting to edit a Fedora 19 DVD ISO to add a kickstart file. I then need this ISO burnt to a USB stick for instillation. The error I get when booting is Warning: Could not boot. Warning: ...
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Re-mount USB device after removal on Windows

From time to time I eject a USB device, generally a memory stick or external HDD, when I think I have finished transferring data only to realise there's something else I need to do with it. Normally ...
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How to merge usb0 and usb1 interfaces into one network?

I have a set-up with three devices, all running Ubuntu 14.04. The set up looks as follows: What I would like to have is a configuration in which both devices can connect to the internet but can ...
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How to limit usb 2.0 port to work as usb 1.1 in ubuntu?

Ive got problem with kvm usb forwarding and printing (windows xp guest goes BSOD when i try to print something). Ive been adviced to change usb to 1.1 version. That only kvm works with 1.1 not 2.0 ...
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ESXi host loses connectivity to embedded USB storage

Referencing ewwhite's SF question/answer here: What happens when the USB key or SD card I've installed VMware ESXi on fails? I have a real simple question. We deal with this constantly and a ...
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Not Able to Mount USB HDD in Linux

I'm having a problem with a server that I just installed kernel 2.6.18-371.el5 on. It's an old kernel for Red Hat 5, I know, but due to certain "restrictions" I am forced into using that for the time ...
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USB drive not detected in Intel EFI shell

I must update an Intel S3420GPLC board. BIOS, BMC, FRU / SDR, the whole thing. Everything is pretty much automated in the Intel download. You're supposed to boot to the integrated EFI shell, mount ...
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Map USB External HD to Hyper V Server 2012

I wanted to attach a USB external HD to one of my VM. I got Hyper-V Server Core 2012 R2. So I was about to follow any guides on internet (like this one Accessing USB Drives in a Hyper-V VM ), but I ...
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Poweredge R710 USB 3.0 pcie card boot drive

Is it at all possible to boot the R710 from a pcie USB 3.0 card to have that as the boot up drive? And if thats possible which riser does it need to be installed in? Riser 1 or riser 2? Reason for ...
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Is it possible to passthrough a USB-hub and its devices to a libvirt guest?

Since I am having multiple devices in a libvirt/qemu Windows 8.1 guest I need to plug in and out rather often, I am wondering if it is possible to make life a bit easier. Is it possible to pass ...
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What is a a good serial-to-USB adapter? [closed]

Serial ports on devices are still used for many things, especially on network devices. However, most modern laptops no longer have serial (aka "COM") ports. So what I'm curious about is: what is a ...
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how to configure logging on using USB token windows server 2008 R2

I have a USB token, and I want clients to use their token to log on to domain, I followed the steps from here a brief definition of what I have done yet: after installing domain and CA-server, I ...
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Write files in usb when connect by /etc/udev/rules.d/

I am trying to write some files in usb when connect it in linux.. Actually, I have a file in in /etc/udev/rules.d/ with: ACTION=="add", ENV{ID_FS_UUID}=="9FE8-99G3", RUN+="/usr/bin/sudo -u ...
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Need help enabling USB on an HP Proliant DL385p gen8

Over the course of troubleshooting remote mounting issues, I disabled all USB in the RBSU. I wasn't paying attention or didn't see the warning that this would disable input through iLO. So I sent the ...
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4TB USB3 disk compatilibity

We recently bought a USB3 Verbatim Store 'n' Save 4 TB hard disk for offline backups of our backups. It didn't work on the (Linux) server I wanted to use it on and also didn't get it to work on a ...
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How to tell if a USB drive is VM-passthrough-capable before you buy it

This page says: And, not all USB disks can be presented to a VM as a passthrough disk. That is the important part. If the driver is strictly user mode the USB disk cannot be presented. ...
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gnokii sometimes Initialization failed

I have problem with gnokii 0.6.31 +usb huawei e220 (centos 6.4 64 bit) Normaly works ok. echo "SMS from Huawei" | gnokii --phone huawei --config /etc/gnokiirc --sendsms 1234567890 GNOKII Version ...
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How to connect a SATA / ESATA / USB 3.0 device over Gigabit Ethernet

I am looking for a way to connect an 5.25 SATA removable drive bay from CRU to our HP Proliant 360 blade server. Unfortunately the server has no support for USB 3.0 and no free PCI slot to upgrade USB ...
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OpenWRT USB attached disk spin-down

I use a couple of ASUS WL-500GP running OpenWrt Kamikaze 8.09.1 (2.4 kernel) as small office gateways and firewall. Now I would like to attach USB disks to cache local backup-data during office-hours ...
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how to boot and install opensolaris using USB drive

I have a server that does not have a CD/DVD drive.. How can opensolaris be installed using USB interface? specifically what tools/steps that need to be performed to prepare USB flash drive as install ...