Menu path: Setup > Sessions > RDP > RDP Global > Mapping > Serial Connections

As with locally connected mass storage devices, you can also map the thin client's local serial connections (COM ports) during an RDP session:

  • Enable COM port mapping:

    ☑ COM port mapping is enabled. (default)

  • Server COM Port starts with: Specifies the lowest device number that is used on the server for mapping. Possible values:
    • COM 1 to COM 6. (default: COM1)
  • COM Port Devices: List with mapped local serial devices.
    Click to add a serial device.
    • COM Port Device:
      Possible values:
      COM 1
      COM 2
      COM 3
      COM 4
      USB COM 1
      USB COM 2
      USB COM 3
      USB COM 4
  • Detect Devices... : Opens a dialog allowing you to select the device file. 3 device files are available for each device; the Description column shows the type of device file:
    • (GENERIC) [device designation]: Generic type. The name of the device file ends in a consecutive number which depends on the boot procedure or the order of insertion. Example: /dev/ttyUSB0
    • (BY PORT) [device designation]: According to USB port. The device file is in the /dev/usbserial/ directory. The name of the device file ends in the number of the USB port that the device is plugged into. Example: /dev/usbserial/ttyUSB_P12
    • (BY USBID) [device designation]: According to USB ID. The device file is in the /dev/usbserial/ directory. The name of the device file ends as follows: _V[Vendor ID]_P[Product ID]. Example: /dev/usbserial/ttyUSB_V067b_P2303
    • (Virtual) [device designation]: Virtual device; used for signature pads for example. Example: /dev/ttyVST0

    If your device has an additional multiport PCI card, more than 2 connections may be available.

    If you would like to use signature pads, you must enable them beforehand under User Interface > Input > Signature Pad.