"Only root can set 'usb' config on real devices (500) USB Passthrough issue

ConnorCurran

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Jun 28, 2023
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Hello,

Hope you can help, recently upgraded to v8 and now my users are unable to create VMs from a clone template.

The template has built in USB passthrough with named host ports, now whenever I try to make a VM from the template i am given the error message "Only root can set 'usb#' config for real devices - where #is the number of USB port - it affects all of them

Any help would be greatly appreciated
 
that was one of the breaking changes. Here the quote from the roadmap:
Only root@pam is now allowed to clone and restore guests with passed through PCI/USB devices that are not using the new mapping feature. To allow regular users to clone and restore with PCI/USB devices, create a mapping and give the user 'Mapping.Use' on that.
 

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