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Adding a USB connection to vMA on VMware ESXi to establish communication
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Adding a USB connection to vMA (vSphere Management Assistant) on VMware ESXi for Agent to establish communication

Follow these steps to add a USB connection:

  • Launch vSphere Client to click edit virtual machine settings to the target vMA.
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  • Click Add button of the VMware Machine Properties to add a USB controller.
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  • Select USB Controller from the list and click the Next. (Select Serial Port if using serial connection.)
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  • This will add a USB Controller, click Next to add a USB Device.
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  • Select New USB Controller and click Add to add a USB device.
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  • Select USB Device item and click Next to proceed.
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  • Select the USB Device of the target UPS which is connected with vMA. Click the Next button to finish.
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Note: In order to make sure that USB device of the target UPS can connect to vMA after a USB controller is added, it is strongly recommended to upgrade the virtual hardware to the latest version prior to adding a USB controller and a USB device.

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