7.40. VBoxManage usbdevsource

The usbdevsource commands enable you to add and remove USB devices globally.

The following command adds a USB device.

VBoxManage usbdevsource add <source name>
                            --backend <backend>
                            --address <address>
    

Where the command line options are as follows:

  • <source name>: Specifies the ID of the source USB device to be added. Mandatory.

  • --backend <backend>: Specifies the USB proxy service backend to use. Mandatory.

  • --address <address>: Specifies the backend specific address. Mandatory.

The following command removes a USB device.

VBoxManage usbdevsource remove <source name>
    

Where the command line options are as follows:

  • <source name>: Specifies the ID of the source USB device to be removed. Mandatory.