This feature is only available for Workstation Pro on a Linux host. You can turn off the autoconnect feature if you do not want USB devices to connect to a virtual machine when you plug the devices into the host machine.
Power off the virtual machine.
- Select the virtual machine and select .
- On the Hardware tab, select USB Controller.
- Deselect Automatically connect new USB devices to turn off automatic connection of USB devices.
- Click OK to save your changes.