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SBS 2008 virtualized migration - USB device

  1. #11


    Chris Puckett [MSFT] Guest

    Re: SBS 2008 virtualized migration - USB device

    You can also "create vhd" and "attach vhd" in diskmgmt.msc in Windows 7.
    You could put the answerfile there from a Win7 client and then move the vhd
    over to the Hyper-V server.

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    Chris Puckett

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    "Charlie Russel - MVP" <Charlie@newsgroup> wrote in message
    news:87176EC1-E443-4780-921C-C72A493B766E@newsgroup

    > So, create a Windows VM on the Hyper-V server to do what you need to do.
    > Any version will do.
    >
    > --
    > Charlie.
    > http://msmvps.com/blogs/russel
    >
    >
    >
    >
    > "Mike" <Mike@newsgroup> wrote in message
    > news:442FAE70-8B59-412F-AB87-59479B544564@newsgroup

    >> Charlie,
    >>
    >> Unfortunately I don't have another VM at this point, the SBS box will be
    >> my
    >> first one.
    >>
    >> Mike
    >>
    >>
    >> "Charlie Russel - MVP" wrote:
    >>

    >>> I don't see that as a problem. Run it on the existing SBS, and then copy
    >>> the
    >>> file over the network to a virtual machine that is a domain member. You
    >>> can
    >>> use that virtual machine to create the VFD, format it, and then copy the
    >>> file onto the VFD.
    >>>
    >>> --
    >>> Charlie.
    >>> http://msmvps.com/blogs/russel
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >

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  2. #12


    kj [SBS MVP] Guest

    Re: SBS 2008 virtualized migration - USB device

    Have a look at this for a possible solution;

    http://www.advisorbits.com/2009/10/a..._no_drive.html


    Mike wrote:

    > I did consider Xenserver, a friend is running it on his Win 2008
    > Servers with no problem, but they don't support SBS so I decided it
    > was safer to go with Hyper-V.
    >
    > Mike
    >
    > "Charlie Russel - MVP" wrote:
    >

    >> That really doesn't address the question, since the OP stated he was
    >> running in Hyper-V. And, honestly, I don't know or care if Zen
    >> supports USB. I prefer to stick to Hyper-V whenever possible to
    >> avoid any issues or finger pointing.
    >>
    >> --
    >> Charlie.
    >> http://msmvps.com/blogs/russel
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> "Daniel Jewel" <cyberdudeiq@newsgroup> wrote in message
    >> news:%23tAT8no$KHA.5168@newsgroup

    >>> Charlie,
    >>>
    >>> How about Citrix Zen Server (free)? I think it does support USB,
    >>> doesn't it?
    >>> Dan
    >>>
    >>> "Charlie Russel - MVP" <Charlie@newsgroup> wrote in
    >>> message news:03ADA933-74B2-437E-B4E6-BC8B9EC95C22@newsgroup
    >>>> I don't see that as a problem. Run it on the existing SBS, and
    >>>> then copy the file over the network to a virtual machine that is a
    >>>> domain member. You can use that virtual machine to create the VFD,
    >>>> format it, and then copy the file onto the VFD.
    >>>>
    >>>> --
    >>>> Charlie.
    >>>> http://msmvps.com/blogs/russel
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>
    >> .
    --
    /kj



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