USB Network Gate permits to secure connections by enabling traffic encryption and authorization.

These options can be enabled in “Share USB device” window when you share a USB device:

  1. Switch to the “Share local USB devices” tab.
  2. Select a USB device you want to be shared.
  3. Click the “Sharing options” button.

You can customize the following settings to secure connection:

Enable traffic encryption – All data, sent from or to the USB device, will be encoded. Note, that traffic encryption may slow down the communication speed.

Enable authorization – Password is set on the server side, and the same password should be entered on the client side in order to get access to the USB device data.

Note: On Windows, connection encryption, authorization, and traffic compression settings, as well as device description, cannot be changed on the go.