You can specify a family when you are creating USB filtering rules for Horizon Client or View Agent.

Note:

Some devices do not report a device family.

Table 1. USB Device Families

Device Family Name

Description

audio

Any audio-input or audio-output device.

audio-in

Audio-input devices such as microphones.

audio-out

Audio-output devices such as loudspeakers and headphones.

bluetooth

Bluetooth-connected devices.

comm

Communications devices such as modems and wired networking adapters.

hid

Human interface devices excluding keyboards and pointing devices.

hid-bootable

Human interface devices that are available at boot time excluding keyboards and pointing devices.

imaging

Imaging devices such as scanners.

keyboard

Keyboard device.

mouse

Pointing device such as a mouse.

other

Family not specified.

pda

Personal digital assistants.

physical

Force feedback devices such as force feedback joysticks.

printer

Printing devices.

security

Security devices such as fingerprint readers.

smart-card

Smart-card devices.

storage

Mass storage devices such as flash drives and external hard disk drives.

unknown

Family not known.

vendor

Devices with vendor-specific functions.

video

Video-input devices.

wireless

Wireless networking adapters.

wusb

Wireless USB devices.