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Appendix A: Devices that Support Redirection

Updated: February 16, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

The following table shows the devices that are currently supported in remote sessions:

noteNote
Other devices may work with USB redirection in RemoteFX, but those devices are not officially supported by Microsoft.

 

Device Support status Redirection method

All-in-one printer

Supported

RemoteFX USB Redirection

Printer

Supported

Easy Print

Scanner

Supported

RemoteFX USB Redirection

Biometric

Supported while in a session

Not supported during log on

RemoteFX USB Redirection

PTP camera

Supported

Plug-and-Play device redirection

MTP Media Player

Supported

Plug-and-Play device redirection

Webcam

Supported (LAN only)

RemoteFX USB Redirection

VoIP telephone/headset

Supported (LAN only)

RemoteFX USB Redirection

Audio (not a USB composite device)

Supported

Audio redirection

CD or DVD drive

Supported for read operations

Drive redirection

Hard disk drive or USB flash drive

Supported

Drive redirection

Smart card reader

Supported

Smart card redirection

USB-to-serial port connector

Supported

RemoteFX USB Redirection

USB network adapter (also includes some personal digital assistants)

Blocked

N/A

USB display

Blocked

N/A

USB keyboard or mouse

Supported

Input redirection

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