You can edit the configuration of an existing parallel port to run tests or to use physical devices connected to the host system.

1

In the Inventory panel, select the virtual machine.

2

Shut down the guest operating system and power off the virtual machine.

3

In the Hardware section of the Summary tab, select the parallel port to modify and click Edit.

4

Select the Connect at power on check box to connect the parallel port when the virtual machine is powered on.

5

In the Connection section, select to use a physical parallel port or to use parallel port data file for tests.

Option

Action

Physical

Select the available host parallel port from the drop-down menu.

File

Select and click Browse to save parallel port data to a new file or to locate an existing output file.

6

Click OK to save your changes.