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

Gianni Milo gianni.milo22 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 20:30:38 CEST 2020


Everything related to pci and usb passthrough can be found in the wiki.
Have a look and see if you find anything useful in there.

Good luck...

https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Pci_passthrough


https://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/USB_Devices_in_Virtual_Machines




On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 at 17:22, Sivakumar SARAVANAN <
sivakumar.saravanan.jv.ext at valeo-siemens.com> wrote:

> Hello Tom,
>
> Kindly find the below connectivity overview.
>
> The current setup is as below
>
> From Windows 10 laptop => USB Hub connected with laptop = all required
> hardware are connected with USB Hub (License are activated directly on
> hardware ( Not Dongle))
>
> and now, we are trying to implement the same setup on Virtual Machine using
> Proxmox VE as blow. But licenses are not recognized from VM. As per the
> hardware vendor, we have to connect the hardware directly with server and
> not through network connected device.
>
> Proxmox VE => USB HuB => from USB hub there are few physical Hardware
> devices are connected
>
>
>
>
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards / Cordialement,
>
> Sivakumar SARAVANAN
>
> Externer Dienstleister für / External service provider for
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>
> On Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 2:20 PM Tom Weber <pve at junkyard.4t2.com> wrote:
>
> > 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.
> >
> > Regards,
> >   Tom
> >
> > 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
> > >
> > > Externer Dienstleister für / External service provider for
> > > Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH
> > > Research & Development
> > > R & D SWENG TE 1 INFTE
> > > Frauenauracher Straße 85
> > > 91056 Erlangen, Germany
> > > Tel.: +49 9131 9892 0000
> > > Mobile: +49 176 7698 5441
> > > sivakumar.saravanan.jv.ext at valeo-siemens.com
> > > valeo-siemens.com
> > >
> > > Valeo Siemens eAutomotive Germany GmbH: Managing Directors: Holger
> > > Schwab,
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> > > 15655
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