November 22, 2016 at 09:03 #12954
Is it possible to attach a USB DVD burner on to the local machine (NX client) and use it to burn files located on the remote system(NX Server)? If yes, what would be the best way to approach this.November 22, 2016 at 14:29 #12967
Of course it is possible 🙂 If you are connected to remote desktop – navigate to NoMachine main menu (Ctrl+Alt+0). Next click on “Devices” icon, then – “Connect a USB device”. Choose your USB DVD from “Local devices” list and click on “Connect” button. You should see green dot which indicates that device is connected in the session. Now you are able to use your USB DVD on the remote host.
More instructions about USB devices sharing you can find here: https://www.nomachine.com/DT07M00083#4.3.November 23, 2016 at 08:45 #12976
I was able to get there but I do not see my USB DVD in the USB devices. I use the <Click here to connect a device> and select USB Devices and both the local and remote USB device options are in gray. Do I need to enable this from the config file?
AlexNovember 23, 2016 at 08:45 #12977
Just to clarify.. I do see the USB DVD Burner on my Windows machine.November 23, 2016 at 15:16 #12993
Can you write what OS is on server machine and USB device name?
The fact devices are greyed out either means:
– You have disabled USB sharing on server or client (in default USB sharing is enabled, so if you didn’t change it by your self – ignore this step). You can find it in node configuration key which is in
<location_where_you_installed_nomachine>/etc/node.cfg. For example on linux edit
/usr/NX/etc/node.cfgand change line
– Second possibility is that on your linux distro – USB support is disabled. In that case please follow the article: https://www.nomachine.com/AR12J00658.November 30, 2016 at 08:57 #13037
I installed the NoMachine server and executed the following commands as I was not sure if the USB sharing was ON by default. I am able to access the DVD burner from the local machine. It seems NoMachine is unable to see the USB device.
nxserver –ruleadd –class service –type client-usb-sharing –value yes
nxserver –ruleadd –class service –type server-usb-sharing –value yes
sevice client-usb-sharing yes NX system
srvice serve-usb-sharing yes NX system
OS: RHEL 7.2
I also attempted to connect the USB DVD burner from my windows machine using the windows NoMachine client and USb devices is still grayed out.November 30, 2016 at 08:58 #13038
I followed the steps on this link as suggested (https://www.nomachine.com/AR12J00658.) and I got the DVD to attach. The issue now is that I cannot write to it. I suspect it thinks is a regular cd-drive and not a burner. When I open Brasero to attempt to write an iso file, Brasero states “Please replace the disc with a supported CD or DVD “. I’ve tried using different media with no luck.December 1, 2016 at 09:00 #13045
Quick update. I am able to see the DVD burner but it does not detect the blank media when connecting the local DVD burner to the NoMachine server. To further test this issue, I decided to connect another usb DVD burner physically to the NoMachine server to see if it was a Linux issue. It turns out that when the DVD burner is physically connected to the server via USB the DVD burning application (either Brasero or K3B) have no problem reading the blank DVD and burning to it. This tells me there is something happening with NoMachine when I connect the DVD burner as a usb device. I have no problems when the dvd is physically connected to the server but do have problems recognizing the blank data when the DVDD burner is remotely located. Any suggestions?December 2, 2016 at 08:55 #13058
On most computers and OS platforms which we tested it works fine. But indeed we could reproduce issue on one of our Windows 10. We’ll investigate the problem more closely to fix it as soon it’s possible.December 7, 2016 at 08:40 #13104
Here are some details that might be of some use when replicating the issue:
Client: Ubuntu 16.04 (No Machine Enterprise Desktop) The client has the DVD Burner connected directly to it.
Server: RHEL 7 (NoMachine Enterprise) The data we want to burn is on the server and using the DVD shared by the client remotely.
Just to be clear, we are able to see the DVD Burner on the server but are unable to burn to it.
On another note. Is it possible to share an internal (Non-USB) DVD burner?
Thank you for looking into this!
AlexDecember 12, 2016 at 09:20 #13149
Is it possible to share an internal (Non-USB) DVD burner?
No, we share only disks. Other devices which we can share should be plugged in to the USB port.April 19, 2017 at 14:24 #15519BritgirlParticipant
Please make sure your Windows installation is up-to-date with any recent software updates. Also, use the latest NoMachine version. Then let us know if you continue to have the same issue.
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