Chapter 15 Peripherals

Table of Contents

15.1 Peripherals Overview
15.2 Enabling and Disabling Device Services
15.2.1 How to Determine the Current State of Device Services
15.2.2 How to Enable or Disable USB Device Services
15.3 Device Availability Per Session
15.4 Accessing Serial Devices and USB Printers
15.4.1 Device Links
15.4.2 Device Nodes
15.4.3 Device Node Ownership
15.4.4 Hotdesking and Device Node Ownership
15.4.5 Setting Up Serial Devices
15.4.6 Setting Up USB Printers
15.5 Accessing USB Mass Storage Devices
15.5.1 Device Nodes and Links (Oracle Solaris)
15.5.2 Device Nodes and Links (Oracle Linux)
15.5.3 Mount Points
15.5.4 Device Ownership and Hotdesking
15.5.5 Mass Storage Devices and Idle Sessions
15.5.6 Commands for Common Disk Operation (Oracle Solaris)
15.5.7 Commands for Common Disk Operation (Oracle Linux)
15.5.8 How to Unmount a Mass Storage Device From a Client
15.5.9 Troubleshooting Mass Storage Devices
15.6 USB Headsets
15.6.1 Tested USB Headsets
15.6.2 Tested Applications
15.6.3 Additional Notes
15.7 USB Device Operations Failing After Idle Timeout Limit

This chapter describes how to access peripherals or devices connected to a Sun Ray Client's USB and serial ports or connected to an Oracle Virtual Desktop Client's serial ports (when on a Windows-based client computer).

Most of this chapter pertains to Sun Ray Clients. To find out how to access external peripherals when using an Oracle Virtual Desktop Client, see Section 13.3.2, “Using External Devices on the Client Computer”.