Virtual Serial Port

Adding a Serial Port

Note: Adding a Serial port is not supported in macOS virtual machines.

--device-add serial {--device <name>|--output <file>|--socket <name>

[--socket-mode <server|client>]}

Modify a serial port

--device-set <port_name> {--device <name>|--output <file>|--socket <name>

[--socket-mode <server|client>]}


port_name: the name of the port to modify (--device-set command only). To obtain the list of the available ports, use the prlctl list --info command.

--device: the number of the host computer serial port that will be used by the virtual machine.

--output: the path to the file where the output of the virtual serial port will be sent.

--socket: the name of the host computer socket to which the serial port will be connected.

--socket-mode: the socket operation mode.

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