Author Topic: Is the dongle supposed to work on virtualbox machines?  (Read 1991 times)

fredz0003

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Is the dongle supposed to work on virtualbox machines?
« on: November 21, 2018, 08:47:10 AM »
Good day,

I am at it again, is the dongle supposed to work with a virtualbox. My usb comes up fine inside the VM, but when I launch easyplc it doesn't find the license.
Just wondering because I don't want to install/run my siemens stuff on my laptop where I have all my rockwell automation programs.

fredz0003

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Re: Is the dongle supposed to work on virtualbox machines?
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2018, 09:04:42 AM »
I just read on another post that it is not recommended to run on virtualbox.

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Re: Is the dongle supposed to work on virtualbox machines?
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2018, 10:00:49 AM »
Even though the USB dongle can be recognized without any problem in a Virtual machine (as long as it recognizes the inserted USB device) is not recommended for Machines Simulator, due virtual machines can not take advantage of PC hardware acceleration features, this means MS will run very slowly.

fredz0003

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Re: Is the dongle supposed to work on virtualbox machines?
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2018, 03:40:41 AM »
Thanks! yeah I will just run easyplc on my laptop, and plc code on virtual machines I already have setup.