You can change the power-on connection setting, the MAC address, and the network connection for the virtual Ethernet adapter configuration for a virtual machine.

1

Click the Hardware tab.

2

Click the appropriate NIC in the Hardware list.

3

To connect the virtual NIC when the virtual machine is powered on, select Connect at power on.

4

Select an option for MAC address configuration.

Select Automatic to assign a MAC address automatically.

Select Manual and enter a MAC address to use a manual MAC address assignment.

5

Under Network connection, use the drop-down menu to select the network label you want the virtual machine to use.

6

Click OK to save your changes and close the dialog box.