Menu path: Setup > Sessions > Parallels Client > Parallels Client Global > USB Redirection

In this area, you can configure USB Redirection for Parallels Client sessions.

USB Redirection

☑ USB redirection is enabled.

☐ USB redirection is disabled. (Default)

Automatically redirect all USB devices: Defines whether the Device Rules will be ignored and all USB devices redirected.

☑ All USB devices will be redirected.

☐ USB devices will be redirected according to the Device Rules. (Default)

Device Rules

In this area, you can define device rules for USB redirection.

Defining new rules:

Click to get to the Add dialog.

In the Add dialog, you can define the following settings:

Rule
Possible values:

  • "Deny"
  • "Allow"

Vendor ID: Hexadecimal manufacturer number.

Product ID: Hexadecimal device number.

To find out the Vendor ID and Product ID of the connected USB device, use the command lsusb (or lsusb | grep -i [search term]) in the terminal. You can also use the System Information tool, see Using “System Information” Function.

Name: Free text entry.

PTP/MTP redirection

☑ PTP/MTP redirection is enabled.

☐ PTP/MTP redirection is disabled. (Default)

Automatically redirect all PTP/MTP devices: Defines whether the Device Rules will be ignored and all PTP/MTP devices redirected.

☑ All PTP/MTP devices will be redirected.

☐ PTP/MTP devices will be redirected according to the Device Rules. (Default)

Device Rules

In this area, you can define device rules for PTP/MTP redirection.

Defining new rules:

Click to get to the Add dialog.

In the Add dialog, you can define the following settings:

Rule
Possible values:

  • "Deny"
  • "Allow"

Vendor ID: Hexadecimal manufacturer number.

Product ID: Hexadecimal device number.

To find out the Vendor ID and Product ID of the connected USB device, use the command lsusb (or lsusb | grep -i [search term]) in the terminal. You can also use the System Information tool, see Using “System Information” Function.

Name: Free text entry.