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8. Connecting a KVM2USB Device

The KVM2USB Frame Grabber provides full Keyboard-Video-Mouse (KVM) capabilities so that you can use the KVM2USB to manage a headless server from an administrator’s PC. The headless server can be a PC running Windows, Linux, or Mac OS X. The administrator’s PC can be running Windows or Mac OS X.

This section shows KVM2USB package contents and describes how to connect a KVM2USB to a headless server and to the administrator’s PC.

KVM2USB package contents

To connect a KVM2USB

Make sure that the Video capture application is installed on the video capture workstation before connecting the KVM2USB Frame Grabber.

  1. Connect the multi-connector end of the KVM cable to the Headless server keyboard, video, and mouse ports. Use PS/2 to USB and DVI to VGA adapters if required.
  2. Connect the single-connector end of the KVM cable to the KVM2USB KVM input port.

  3. Use the USB cable to connect the KVM2USB to a USB 2.0 port on the administrator’s PC.

  4. Start the Video capture application and use the options on the KVM menu to start and stop KVM operation.

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Frame Grabber User Guide, 1 February 2009
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