[PVE-User] Fwd: Hardware based License are not recognized from VM

Tom Weber pve at junkyard.4t2.com
Tue Mar 31 14:19:24 CEST 2020

If you're talking about the typical USB Dongle in Hardware as License
Key, I'd always try to use an USB Network Device Server and avoid
putting the Dongles in the Server.

This also gives you the ability to move the VMs around.


Am Dienstag, den 31.03.2020, 12:35 +0200 schrieb Sivakumar SARAVANAN:
> Hello,
> We have deployed the around 20 Proxmox VE in our environment to test
> the
> all software compatibility. We are planning to implement the same in
> our
> production environment once software compatibility test are passed.
> please
> note that we will deploy maximum 6 VM's on each Proxmox VE host.
> Because we
> required dedicated PCI/ USB connection to each VM. So we have
> configured 6
> PCI cards on each Hypervisor server. Because there are few licenses
> are
> activated on hardware device level, which is connected via USB. The
> problem
> is hardware based licenses are not recognized by software tool from
> VM. But
> the same USB connection with Laptop works fine. But not from Proxmox
> VM.
> The software tool is installed the VM and tool has to recognized
> license,
> which is activated on hardware device and device is connected with VM
> via
> PCI.
> Please refer to the attached file, which tells about the physical
> connection overview.
> Kindly help us to resolve the issue. what could the reason for not
> recognized from VM.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards / Cordialement,
> Sivakumar SARAVANAN
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