[vbox-dev] How to use HostChannel?
klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com
Mon Oct 6 15:57:17 UTC 2014
On 25.09.2014 12:28, DRACULAX wrote:
> I read the source code and find virtualbox implement a module call
> hostchannel, which is a part of HGCM and used in VRDP implements.
> But it seems this module can not be used like the other part of HGCM
> such as clipboard and sharefolder and so on.
> I wish to write a dll in windows to communicate which my guest system
> through self-defined hostchannel.
> Is it possible? Why the team not provide the hostchannel interface for
This is doable (in the easiest way by packaging up an extension pack),
and there is some documentation about HGCM in the SDK manual. I think
there have been a few users which wrote their own HGCM services.
There is not much sample code for standalone HGCM, simply because we
don't have any 3rd party services - the people who worked on it didn't
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