You can configure a passthrough PCI device on a virtual machine.

Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.

1

Select a virtual machine from the inventory panel of the vSphere Client.

2

From the Inventory menu, select Virtual Machine > Edit Settings.

3

On the Hardware tab, click Add.

4

Select PCI Device and click Next.

5

Select the passthrough device to use, and click Next.

6

Click Finish.

Adding a DirectPath device to a virtual machine sets memory reservation to the memory size of the virtual machine.