Home > MED-V, Virtualization > MED-V 1.0: How to Use Serial Ports with MED-V

MED-V 1.0: How to Use Serial Ports with MED-V

Use of applications that depend on serial ports will work in MED-V pending that the underlying virtual PC configuration is done.You will need to sync settings with the local port settings on the host operating system.

You will also need to set the appropriate COM port settings in the base .VMC file. You can do this through the user interface by editing the settings of the virtual machine.

You can also modify the VMC directly. The XML for the .VMC pertaining to the serial port is below. The below XML represents COM1 enabled for serial port usage:                               

                <serial_port id="0">
                     <connect_immediately type="boolean">true</connect_immediately>
                     <port_name type="string">COM1</port_name>
                     <port_type type="integer">1</port_type>

 You may also need to ensure the settings are verified on the guest OS as well (inside Device Manager within the guest operating system.)

Categories: MED-V, Virtualization Tags: , , , ,
  1. July 13, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    Excellent way of telling, and fastidious post to take data regarding my presentation topic, which i am going to convey in
    institution of higher education.

  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: