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USBAnywhere and number of servers that can connect?

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can you connect multiple hosts to the device? so if i want one host to access port 1 and another host to access port 2 is it possible?
asked Jan 14, 2009 in USB Serial by duhaas New to the Community (1 point)

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Not to the current model AnywhereUSB. It was designed to function like any other 5-port USB hub, giving the connected computer 5 additional USB ports. No "port sharing" was implied.

Since we've had a lot of requests for this feature, it will be added to a newer AnywhereUSB, a different piece of hardware, that is scheduled to be released around March 2009 last I heard.
answered Jan 14, 2009 by jeremym Veteran of the Digi Community (1,687 points)
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Thanks for the reply, appreciate your help
answered Jan 15, 2009 by duhaas New to the Community (1 point)
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Hi,
Any new about the new AnywhereUSB with port sharing support?.

Thanks
answered Apr 30, 2009 by zepelin New to the Community (1 point)
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The last I heard, it will be a rack-mountable 13-port device and it's scheduled to be released in August of this year.
answered Apr 30, 2009 by jeremym Veteran of the Digi Community (1,687 points)
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Hi Jeremyn,

Digi has released two new versions of the Anywhere USB (AW-USB-2-W and AnywhereUSB TS). Any news about the version that allows several servers to connect with the device at the same time?

Thanks
answered Jul 16, 2009 by Cortes New to the Community (2 points)
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Those two pieces of hardware have the same limitation of the AnywhereUSB/5 in that they can only connect to a single PC.

The 13 port unit I mentioned before will actually be a 14 port unit and it will have such a feature (where different PCs can connect to different USB ports). Unfortunately, it's been pushed back to December last I heard.
answered Jul 16, 2009 by jeremym Veteran of the Digi Community (1,687 points)
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Any sign of this new device yet ?

Its now January and it was originally suggested that it would be available last August, then last December.
answered Jan 7, 2010 by Futre New to the Community (1 point)
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It's still in the works. Pushed back a few more months.
answered Jan 7, 2010 by jeremym Veteran of the Digi Community (1,687 points)
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Any status on this device?
answered Aug 5, 2010 by matt2 New to the Community (1 point)
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The 14 port version of the product is now available. Below is a link to the Sales pages for the device:

http://www.digi.com/products/usb/anywhereusb.jsp#models
answered Aug 5, 2010 by zachh Community Contributor (107 points)
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