Some USB devices are grayed out using Native USB redirection on RHEV 3.1 and later

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  • After upgrading to RHEV 3.1 and selecting the new Native USB support for a guest, some USB devices no longer work or are grayed out in Remote Viewer. How do I resolve this?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.1
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.2

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